Onion Bhajis

Cheap and easy to make these bhajis go well with our chicken curry & raita recipe.

Serves 4 people


 

  • 3 medium onions (red/white/mixture of the two)
  • 2 large eggs
  • Small bunch of coriander
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
  • 120 grams plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoon(s) oil for frying
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) turmeric

 

  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl and finely slice the onions. Add them to the egg coating them well.
  2. Add the flour, coriander and spices to the mixture, stirring well.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat, slowly add a big spoonful of mixture at a time. Be careful of the hot oil it may spit.
  4. Shallow fry the bhajis for about 45 seconds until golden brown, then turn over and cook the other side.
  5. Remove from the pan and place on kitchen towel to drain the excess oil.
  6. Serve with mango chutney, raita, chilli sauce or your favourtie curry.

Method

  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl and finely slice the onions. Add them to the egg coating them well.
  2. Add the flour, coriander and spices to the mixture, stirring well.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat, slowly add a big spoonful of mixture at a time. Be careful of the hot oil it may spit.
  4. Shallow fry the bhajis for about 45 seconds until golden brown, then turn over and cook the other side.
  5. Remove from the pan and place on kitchen towel to drain the excess oil.
  6. Serve with mango chutney, raita, chilli sauce or your favourtie curry.

Ingredients

 

  • 3 medium onions (red/white/mixture of the two)
  • 2 large eggs
  • Small bunch of coriander
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
  • 120 grams plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoon(s) oil for frying
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) turmeric

 


Variations

  • Try adding fresh finely chopped garlic, chilli or ginger for a more zingier bhaji
  • Black onion seeds are a nice addition too
  • Experiment with the spices, try garam masala, curry leaves, ground coriander or fennel seeds
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