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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!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Keyword bhaji, canape, gf, gluten free, indian, onion, spicy, starter
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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.