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onion bhaji pav
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kanda bhaji pav recipe | onion bhaji pav | mumbai style kanda bajji pav

easy kanda bhaji pav recipe | onion bhaji pav | mumbai style kanda bajji pav
Course Snack
Cuisine indian street food
Keyword kanda bhaji pav
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 148kcal


for onion pakoda:

  • 2 onion sliced
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, take sliced onion in a large bowl.
  • add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp ajwain, 1 chilli and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • also add ½ tsp salt and mix well.
  • squeeze the onions well making sure to release moisture.
  • further add ½ cup besan and mix well.
  • add more besan as required and form a thick batter.
  • grease hand with oil and take a small portion of bhajiya mixture.
  • drop in hot oil and deep fry on medium flame.
  • deep fry until the onion pakoda turns golden brown and crisp.
  • drain off over kitchen paper to remove excess moisture.
  • take pav and slice in centre without spliting apart.
  • on one side apply green chutney and other side tamarind chutney.
  • also sprinkle generous amount of dry garlic chutney.
  • further place a kanda bhaji in centre and press slightly.
  • finally, enjoy kanda bhaji pav with hot cup of chai.


Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 315mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 289IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg