CRISPY DEEP-FRIED ONION FRITTERS.
CRISPY DEEP-FRIED ONION FRITTERS- LIGHT, CRUNCHY AND IDEAL FOR ANY TIME OF THE DAY, SERVE THIS SAVORY BITES AS AN APPETIZER OR SNACK. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS MIX THE INGREDIENTS IN A BOWL AND START DEEP-FRYING.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
2 tablespoons of rice flour
2 cups of all-purpose flour(regular bread flour)
2-3 cups of Oil to fry the fritters
Use a large bowl to make the onion mixed batter and have a plate covered in paper towels for the fritters.
Cut the onions into thin slices and transfer them to the bowl.
Add turmeric, coriander, cumin, chilli to the bowl and combine with the onions.
Add rice flour, baking powder, flour to the bowl and combine lightly with a spoon.
Gradually add water to the onion mixture and mix well. make sure the batter is not runny but a has the consistency of thick batter for pancakes.
Taste batter for seasoning, set aside for 5 minutes while you heat the oil.
Place a deep frying pan over medium heat and gradually bring the heat up to the correct temperature, check the temperature is right by dropping a little batter if it sizzles and floats the oil temperature is just right to fry the fritters.
Add a spoonful of batter with the onions, let it fry for a minute and then turn the fritter to fry all sides evenly, fry in small batches of 4-5.
Serve warm while the fritters are still crispy and have a crunch to it.
A FEW NOTES ON MAKING THE DEEP-FRIED ONION FRITTERS.
1/ As mentioned above the consistency of the batter should be right.
2/ if you find the batter to be slightly runny, add a tablespoon or two of extra flour to get the correct consistency.
3/ only add the batter to the oil when it reaches the correct temperature.
4/ once you add the batter let it fry for a minute or two and then use a spoon to turn and fry evenly.