Can another member of the fritter family beat the onion and leek bhaji, do you eat them as a starter or a snack, and what do you serve with.

 Leek and onion bhaji. This delicious onion and leek bhaji is a classic recipe that is full of flavour and so easy to make. With amazing combination of spices, they make a great starter.

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This delicious onion and leek bhaji is a classic recipe that is full of flavour and so easy to make. With amazing combination of spices, they make a great starter.

Onion and leeks Bhaji cooking instructions.

  • Prep Time : 10 minutes
  • Cook time : 15 – 20 minutes
  • Serve : 4

Ingredients to make onion and leek bhaji

  • Onions sliced 4-5 medium
  • Leeks finely julienned ( very thinly sliced) – less than quarter of a stalk
  • 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
  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

Method

  1. Blanch the juliennes of leeks strain and keep aside.
  2. Take sliced onions and blanched leeks in a bowl. Add salt, mix well and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a pan.
  4. 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.
  5. Drop small portions of the onion mixture in the hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Sprinkle chaat masala powder on bhajis.
  7. Your onion and leek bhajis are ready to serve.
 
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 This delicious onion and leek bhaji is a classic recipe that is full of flavour and so easy to make. With amazing combination of spices, they make a great starter.

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Onion and Leek bhaji

Can another member of the fritter family beat the onion and leek bhaji, do you eat them as a starter or a snack, and what do you serve with.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian, kerala cuisine
Keyword onion and leek bhaji
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 159kcal
Author Sumith Babu

Ingredients

  • 4 onion sliced (medium sized)
  • leeks – finely julienned less than quarter a stalk
  • 3/4 cup gram flour besan
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • carom seeds (ajwain seeds)
  • 2 tsp fresh coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • oil (for deep frying)
  • salt (to taste)

Instructions

  • Blanch the juliennes of leeks strain and keep aside.


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


  • Heat sufficient oil in a pan.


  • 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.


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


  • Sprinkle chaat masala powder on bhajis.


  • Your onion and leek bhajis are ready to serve.


Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg
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