Onion Pakoda

Onion Pakoda
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Onion pakoda date back its origin to ancient Indian traditional kitchen. It is a very famous appetizer in southern parts of India. It finds its place as an evening snack with a cup of hot coffee or tea these days.

Onion Pakoda Nutrition Value

Even though they are deep-fried, come with many health benefits as well. To list a few,

  • Onions are known to be nutri-dense foods as they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and low in calories.
  • Onions have antibacterial properties and boost digestive health.
  • They helps to prevent cancer, diabetes, bone and heart problems.
  • They enhance metabolism and prevents anemia.
Onion Pakoda on dish

Onion Pakoda

Veda Hegde
Who doesn’t like pakoda⁈, especially when it’s made with onions. When our senses hits the spicy hot onion pakoda, the only job to do is to enjoy the crunchy bites with our favorite sauce or chutneys.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetiser, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 49 kcal


  • 1 cup Gram flour/ Besan
  • 1 tsp Rice flour
  • 2 Onion
  • 3 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 250 mL Sunflower oil (for frying)
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder


  • Slice the onions vertically into thin pieces
  • Take a bowl, mix a gram flour, rice flour, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and ginger garlic paste all together with little water to adjust it to the paste consistency
  • Take a frying pan and pour sunflower oil for deep frying and heat it
  • Drop the Pakoda mixture in the form of small pieces into the oil by hand
  • Deep fry it till golden brown color
  • Serve the hot crunchy pakoda with either some sauce or chutney
  • Note: Pakoda can be stored for one week with proper storage using air-tight boxes.


Serving: 58gSodium: 1168mgCalcium: 26mgVitamin C: 8mgVitamin A: 2IUSugar: 5gFiber: 2gPotassium: 162mgCalories: 49kcalSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 11gIron: 1mg
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