How to make crispy Onion pakodas?

Onion pakodas is a popular snack in the Indian, usually served with Tea. Onion pakodas are very ease to prepare and tasty also. It is a very good evening snack especially during a raining day. Onion pakoda is one of the popular street side snacks in Andhra Pradesh.


  • 1 cup - gram flour/besan
  • 1 cup - rice flour
  • 1 tsp chilli powder.
  • 1/4 tsp cooking soda
  • 2 onions
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 2 tsp chopped ginger
  • 2 tsp chopped green chillies
  • 2 tsp chopped curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying

Preparation method

  • Chop onions into thin strips, add salt and leave it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Now add curry leaves, chili powder, cooking soda and mix well. 
  •  Add gram flour & rice flour little by little and keep mixing.
  • Sprinkle very little water and then mix it slightly with your hand.
  • Be careful not to sprinkle very little water as the mixture should not become soggy.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and drop the mixture little by little into the oil. Just pick the mixture and drop it straight into the oil.
  • Fry in low flame and when they turn brown, take it out and drain in the paper towel.
  • Continue the same with the other batches of the flour.