Onion Pakoda / Ullipaya Pakodi

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Onion Pakoda / Ullipaya Pakodi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • 5 Big onions

  • 1 Bunch of curry leaves

  • 1 Hand full of coriander seeds

  • 1 Cup besan / Senaga pindi

  • 1 Table spoon salt

  • 1 Table spoon red chilly powder

  • 1 Small cup of water

  • 1 Cup oil


  • Slice onions and add them into a bowl
  • Roast coriander seeds and make a fine powder
  • To a bowl add sliced onions, curry leaves, besan, salt, red chilly powder
  • Any onions come in contact with salt they release water so first mix well the above ingredients and later if required add water
  • To get crispy pakoda you can add one big spoon of hot oil to the besan mixture
  • In other wok add oil and let it get heated
  • Now slowly drop the onion besan mixture and fry them till golden brown
  • Mean while in a bowl add coriander powder, salt, red chilly powder and mix them thoroughly
  • When this pakodas are ready transfer them into a bowl and sprinkle the coriander powder and serve hot