How to make Kanda Bhajiya -

These crisp fritters are prepared mainly with onion and gram flour (besan). Kanda Bhajiya is a popular street food snack in Maharashtra. There are many variations to preparing them. This is crispy, delicious Kanda Bhajiya.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Onions (प्याज़ ), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian, Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kanda Bhajiya

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kanda Bhajiya Recipe

  • Onions sliced 4-5 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Rice flour 3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Take onions in a bowl. Add salt, mix well and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, carom seeds and chopped coriander and mix well.Add gram flour and rice flour, mix well.

Step 4

Drop small portions of the onion mixture in the hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Slit green chillies and deep-fry in the same oil. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Sprinkle chaat masalaon bhajiyas and mix well.

Step 7

Sprinkle salt on fried chillies.

Step 8

Serve hot bhajiyas with fried chillies.

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