Onion Pakoda Recipe| How to make Onion Pakora Crisp | Kanda Bhajji | Pyaz ke Pakode

Onion Pakoda Recipe| Kanda Bhajji | Pyaz ke Pakode | Easy snacks recipe with some tips and tricks to make perfect street style super crispy onion pakoda or onion bhajji at home.

Kanda bhaji or Onion pakoda is a popular Indian street food. These pakodas are usually served with spicy green chutney and fried green chillies. And if there is a cup of tea, it just turns into a deadly combo. In this post we will learn how to make onion pakora in super crispy way along with some tips and tricks.

Typically when we make pakoras we start with besan or gram flour batter first. But in this onion pakoda recipe I have first added dry besan to the onions. By doing this, besan adsorbs extra water released by onions and pakoras become very very crisp. Make sure to slice onions thin and open them with gentle hands after slicing. This is the easiest onion pakora recipe made with very basic ingredients. If you have surprise guests at home, you can lean on to this recipe and make onion pakodas in just 10 minutes.

Pakoras are my family favorites and you can find many delicious pakora recipes on my blog like Egg Pakora, Aloo Ke Pakora, Semiya Pakora and many more. Next time when you are looking for some quick snack recipe do try these onion pakoras and I am sure you will love them. I mostly serve pakoras with fried green chillies. That gives an extra kick to these crispy snacks. Follow the recipe step by step to get the same perfect onion pakora and do let us know in the comments about how you liked this crispy, crunchy dish.

Onion Pakoda

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


  • 5 Onion washed & peeled
  • Salt
  • Green Chilies fine chopped
  • 1 tsp Carom Seeds crushed by palms
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seed crushed
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder/ Lemon Juice
  • ¼ cup Coriander Leaves fine chopped
  • Curry Leaves broken by hands
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste


  • Cut the onion into halves and then remove its buds.
  • Cut thin slices length wise as shown in video.
  • Transfer onion to a bowl and add salt, green chilies, carom seeds, red chilli powder, coriander seeds, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, coriander leaves, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste.
  • Mix everything well with hands cover and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes add 2 tbsp gram flour at a time and mix it thoroughly.
  • Keep adding gram flour till you reach the consistency as shown in the video make sure you do not add lot of water or gram flour to make the pakora crispy.
  • In a pan heat oil at high flame and drop pakora in oil.
  • Turn occasionally and cook well till crisp.
  • In the same pan fry slit green chilies and fry for 10-20 seconds.
  • Add little salt in chilies and mix well.


Keyword pakoda, pakora, snacks
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