The onion bhaji is a spicy Indian snack of which the main ingredient is fried onions. In the UK the onion bhaji has become popular to eat as a snack or as a starter. These tasty crisp Indian fritters eat well as nibbles alongside dips of minty cucumber yoghurt, mango chutney and tomato salsa sprinkled with coarsely crushed pan roasted coriander and cumin seeds.
15 to 25 minutes to prepare and 10 to 15 minutes to cook
Spices and herbs in curry spice kit: Gram flour, fish preserve, baking powder, (mono calcium phosphate, corn starch*, sodium bicarbonate), mixed spices (turmeric, crushed chillies, herbs), asafoetida (containing gum arabic, ground rice & turmeric) – are blended to produce a medium spice starter dish which takes 15-25 minutes to prepare and 10-15 minutes to cook. *Allergen information Produce of more than one country. *Denotes organically grown. (Contains fish preserve. May contain traces of nuts)
Serve with rice, Bhajiman Lamb Rogan Josh, Bhajiman Chicken Jalfrezi or Bhajiman Chicken Tikka Masala and Bhajiman Bombay Potatoes.
Step-by-step preparation and cooking instructions:
Step 1: Halve and VERY thinly slice the onions.
Step 2: In a large bowl, add the onion slices, SALT and the Onion Bhaji mix, stir well to completely coat the onion slices with the salt and mix. Cover bowl and leave to stand for 10 minutes (This will the allow the moisture to come from the onions and let the spices and herbs infuse).
Step 3: Finally stir again until the mixture becomes a wet paste.
Step 1: Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and add 2cm of cooking oil. When oil is hot, carefully drop in separate tablespoonfuls of the mixture and spread thinly into a circular shape to form fritters. Fry on both sides until golden brown.
Step 2: As they cook, remove and drain on kitchen paper and keep warm whilst cooking the remainder. Before serving sprinkle with salt (optional).
Essential additional ingredients (Shopping List):
- 500g of peeled medium onions
- 1 tsp salt plus more for sprinkling
- unflavoured cooking oil
The Onion Bhaji Easy Mix contains a wonderful combination of exotic spices and herbs, all weighed out, chopped, ground and blended to our own special secret recipe, and designed to produce the wonderful flavours and aromas of traditional Eastern cuisine at its very best.
Each Onion Bhaji Easy Mix is designed to produce 12 to 15 traditionally spicy snacks and in addition to all the spices and herbs you will need it contains a full step-by-step preparation guide and cooking instructions along with the ‘essentials’ shopping list of additional ingredients.
Bhaji Man’s Onion Bhaji Easy Mix take all the hard work out of cooking authentic Onion Bhajis at home, allowing even the busiest of people or most inexperienced of cooks to present mouthwatering, aromatic and flavoursome dishes with that all important ethnic homemade feel.
We have done all the hard work on your behalf, perfecting the Onion Bhaji for you to make a tasty and easy-to-make snacks and side dishes.
When it comes to recipes that should be naturally gluten free, you can’t get much better than a curry. We’ve got reams of curry recipe books on our shelves, and go through phases of eating little else. Which doesn’t really explain why I’ve got so few curry recipes listed here. Weird. Maybe all the spice makes me forgetful. 🙂 I promise I’ll aim to get more gluten free curries up here for your delectation.
Bhaji Man products are also Gluten Free and suitable for Coeliacs. They have no added artificial colours, flavours, artificial preservatives or salt and can be suitable for people on restricted diets.
“I am championing local food producers with my products by encouraging the public to shop for the extra ingredients they need at local shops, small independent village and market town butchers, local greengrocers, farm shops and delicatessens which offer high quality meats and vegetables and serve and support local communities. By buying local, we will not only improve the quality of the food we eat, but we can all do our bit to help save our countryside and give our local economy a boost.” says Bhaji Man, so – Let’s Cook At Home!
Benefits of Bhaji Man’s Curry Kits
Amaze your family and friends with your fantastic culinary skills
Great tasting results every time, all from your own homemade cooking
Herbs & Spices especially blended for maximum flavour and aroma.
Save money by only purchasing the herbs and spices required for each meal.
Create much healthier curries using olive oil/sunflower oil.
Use fresh free range and organic produce
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