Red Onion Bhaji

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    as a Snack
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
My Street Food Kitchen

By Jennifer Joyce

Published 2015

  • About

Bhajis are one of the many kinds of pakora, vegetables deep-fried in a spiced chickpea flour batter. The chickpea flour makes a blistering crisp coating and tastes heavenly dipped into cool minty yoghurt sauce. You can use any vegetables, prawns or even bite-size pieces of firm fish.


  • 50 g ( oz) chickpea flour (besan)
  • 50 g (


Put the combined flours, baking powder and spices in a bowl and combine well. Whisk in 125 ml (4 fl oz/½ cup) of water and combine until a thick smooth batter forms. Add the onions and stir until well coated.<