Crispy on the outside and spongy on the inside, these guilt-free Crispy Baked Onion Pakoras (Fritters) will definitely complement your monsoon evenings. Enjoy these super crispy fritters with a cup of Masala Chai while you enjoy the downpours.
- Prepping Time: 15 mins
- Cooking Time: 25 mins
- Level of Cooking: Moderate
- Taste: Spicy
- Serves: 3
- Onion, thinly sliced – 4
- Besan (Gram flour) – 4 tbsp
- Rice flour – 4 tbsp
- Baking soda – 1/8 tsp
- Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
- Green chilli, finely chopped – 1
- Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
- Salt – As per requirement
- Garlic, crushed – 3 cloves
- Curry leaves – 2-3
- Coriander – 2 sprigs
- Oil – 4 tbsp
- Chat masala – As per taste
Step 1: Take a bowl, add sliced onion, besan, chopped green chilli, rice flour, red chilli powder, salt, crushed garlic, curry leaves and turmeric powder.
Step 2: Add 2 tbsp of oil and mix all the ingredients properly with the help of a spoon.
Step 3: Sprinkle 2 tbsp of water and make a sticky dough. Please check the water consistency else your dough could become soggy.
Step 4: Preheat the microwave oven for 5 mins at 160o C.
Step 5: Line a baking tray with parchment paper and arrange the dough into small portions. Sprinkle remaining oil on each portion.
Step 6: Bake the fritters for 25 minutes at 160oC
Step 7: Crispy Baked Onion Pakoras are now ready to serve hot. Sprinkle Chaat masala and enjoy without the guilt of eating oily food!