Onion Bhajis with Cucumber Raita

Onion Bhajis with Cucumber Raita

Onion Bhajis with Cucumber Raita

Cook Time
30 Minutes
Onion Bhajis with Cucumber Raita
  • 1 tablespoons oil

  • 275 gram (10 ounce) onion, chopped

  • 25 gram (1 ounce) plain flour or gram flour

  • 1 tablespoons Medium Curry Powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Granules

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 1 medium egg

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Cucumber Riata:

  • 1/2 cucumber, finely diced

  • 150 gram (5 ounce) carton natural yogurt

  • Salt and pepper to season

  • 1/4 teaspoon Mint Herb


  • 1 Heat oil in a large frying pan and fry onion for 3-4 minutes until softened.
  • 2 Meanwhile, mix together the flour, Spices and mustard. Add to the onions and fry for 1 minute. Beat egg lightly in a large bowl. Stir in the onion mixture.
  • 3 Heat the oil for deep frying. Using tablespoons, divide the mixture into 8 balls and cook for 3-4 minutes, turning occasionally until golden. Drain on kitchen paper.
  • 4 Mix together the cucumber, yogurt, salt, pepper and Mint and serve with the bhajis garnished with lemon wedges.
  • 5 This makes a classic Indian starter but is equally ideal for vegetarians or as a snack.