How to make Blooming Onions -

Onions cut and shaped into flowers, coated with spice mix and batter and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium onions, Refined flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Blooming Onions

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Blooming Onions Recipe

  • Medium onions 4-8

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried thyme 1 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garlic powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Paprika 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Malt vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Green mayonnaise to serve

  • Tomato ketchup to serve

Method

Step 1

Mix together flour, salt, dried thyme, onion powder, dried oregano, garlic powder, 1 teaspoon crushed black peppercorns, paprika and red chilli powder in a bowl.

Step 2

Whisk together milk, egg, vinegar, a little crushed black peppercorns and salt in another bowl.

Step 3

Make 8 slits on the onions without cutting through. Separate the layers to create flowers.

Step 4

Dust the onion flowers with the flour mixture taking care that the flour mixture goes into the slits too. Dip in the milk-egg mixture and dust them with the flour mixture once again. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Gently slide the onions into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot with green mayonnaise and tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.