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Onion Bhajis With Tomato And Chilli Sauce


  • Onion Bhajis

  • 110 g Plain Flour

  • 2 teaspoons Baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder

  • 2 Eggs Beaten

  • 150 ml Water

  • 4 Onions thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons chives chopped

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Tomato and Chilli Sauce

  • 25 g Green Chilli's deseeded and chopped

  • 200 g chopped Tomatoes tin

  • 1 Garlic Clove crushed

  • 1 Dessert Spoon caster sugar

  • 1 Dessert Spoon Brown Sugar

  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 2 Strips Wasabi

  • Salt & Pepper


  • Onion Bhajis:

  • 1.

    Sieve the flour, baking powder and chilli powder into a bowl.

  • 2.

    Make a well in the centre, add the eggs and whisk those and the water into the flour to make a smooth batter.

  • 3.

    Mix in the onions and chives.

  • 4.

    Season with salt and pepper.

  • 5.

    Just before serving, heat the oil to about 170c/325f.

  • 6.

    Pop in dessertspoons of the onions and batter and fry for about 5 mins on each side, until golden, then drain on kitchen paper.

  • 7.

    Serve with tomato and chilli sauce.

  • Tomato and Chilli Sauce:

  • 1.

    Put all the ingredients into a small saucepan and simmer with the lid off for 10 mins, until reduced by half. Keeps for a week or two


I sometimes serve these with a tomato salsa

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