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Onion Bhaji


Delicious as a side dish or as a snack on thier own

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Rate this recipe 3.8/5 (62 Votes)
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  • 500g onions
  • 100g drained chickpea's (soaked overnight or from a tin)
  • 40g flour
  • 10g cornflour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon tomato concentrate
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Powder
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • Buttery Spread


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Gently warm the chopped onions in the buttery spread before adding 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp coriander, 1/2 tsp chilli powder and 1/2 tsp ginger powder and the crushed garlic to the pan.,

Step 2

Blend your chickpea's into a fine powder and add to the flours and remaining spices

Step 3

Combine the two mixtures and squirt in the tomato concentrate.

Step 4

Use two spoons, and quenelle the mixture by scooping a spoonful and transferring whilst flattening the surface until you have a triple oval sided mixture and dip in oil for 10 minutes at 180 degree's until golden brown.

Step 5

Toss in a spicy salt to season and leave to drain on a kitchen roll. For an extra crispy texture bake in the oven for an additional 5 mintues on high


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