A popular street food which is easy to make by frying a batter consisting of simple ingredients. It is enjoyed hot with chutney or hot sauce.


  1. 200 grams flour (besan)
  2. 100 grams all purpose flour
  3. A pinch of food colour
  4. A pinch of bicarbonate
  5. 1 medium onion finely chopped
  6. 1/2 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  7. 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions
  8. 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  9. 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  10. 1 green chili finely chopped (optional)
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Water
  13. Oil for deep frying


  1. Put all the ingredients, except the oil in a large bowl and gradually mix with cold water so as to make a thick batter
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan
  3. Drop spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil and fry on medium heat until golden brown
  4. Drain on a paper towel and serve hot

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