Crispy Onion Pakoda /Kanda Bhajia

Onion fritters/ Kanda Bhajia  a simple evening snack during rainy season. Onions dipped in chickpea flour with some added masala deep fried & one of easiest & less time consuming snack enjoyed with a cup of hot ginger tea makes our rainy evening wonderful & pleasant. Kanda bhajia is also famous in the name of Kanda Pakoda/ Pakoras.


  • Onion – 2nos (cut into round shape)
  • Besan/ Kadala powder – ½ cup
  • Green chilies – 2nos (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – ½ inch (finely chopped)
  • Chili powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander seed/ Dhaniya – 1tsp
  • Hing powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt as per taste


  • Mix together all the ingredients except onion. Nicely mix all the ingredients. Pour little water to make a fine thick besan paste
  • Heat oil in a kadai for deep fry. Just dip a pinch of besan paste into oil to check whether oil is hot.
  • If oil is hot, besan paste will come on top of the oil.
  • Nicely coat round shaped onions into the besan paste & dip into oil for deep fry.
  • Fry the bhajiya till color turns golden brown or else the onion turns crispy.
  • Remove the kandha bhajia to a plate wrapped with paper towel.

Pyaz Pakora/ Onion Fritters are ready to serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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