Onion Bhaji’s

I love onion bhaji's so why not give this recipe a try ideal with a bit of homemade raita and some mango chutney! The great thing with this recipe is that they are also gluten free!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bhaji, canape, gf, gluten free, indian, onion, spicy, starter
Servings: 12 Medium Sized Bhaji’s
Cost: ~


  • Fryer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Big Spoon
  • Cook's Knife


  • 2 Whole White Onions Finely sliced
  • 100 g Gram Flour
  • 0.5 tsp Gluten Free Baking Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Turmeric
  • 0.5 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 0.5 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 Whole Green Chilli De-seeded and finely chopped


  • Soak the sliced onion in cold water while you make the base mix.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, then add the chilli powder, turmeric, chopped chilli, coriander, cumin and a good sprinkling of salt.
  • Mix in about 100ml of cold water to make a thick batter – add a splash more if it feels too stiff.
  • Make into balls and fry at 150C in a deep fat fryer or shallow fry if you do not have access to a fryer.