Onion Bhaji

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 66.5
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 18.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    For the Bhaji Mix:
    5 small onions, sliced 5mm thick
    5 tablespoons chickpea (besan) flour
    1 pinch salt
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    extra-virgin olive oil, as needed
    1 tablespoon tomato puree
    water, as needed

    Spices for the Pan:
    1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/4 teaspoon chilli powder


1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a large baking tray with baking parchment.
2. Gently sweat the onions off in a frying pan with some oil until they turn translucent, about 6-8 minutes.
3. Sprinkle in the chilli powder and mix. Add the turmeric, cumin, ginger, coriander and stir well. Remove from the heat.
4. Place the chickpea flour, salt, coriander, cumin into a medium bowl and mix well. Add the onions and tomato puree into a bowl and mix. Add a little bit of water to get the correct consistency, it should be wet and easy to stir, but not sloppy.
5. Drizzle some oil onto the prepared tray, place 2 tablespoons of the onion mix onto the tray for each bhaji, flatten slightly with the back of the spoon.
6. Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 20-25 minutes, drizzle a little oil on top of the bhajis and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot, enjoy!

Serving Size: makes 8 bhajis

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