Kerala Ulli Bajji | Onion Bajji

Kerala Ulli Bajji | Onion Bajji

Kerala Ulli Bajji | Onion Bajji

Crisp and crunchy Kerala Ulli Bajji is a popular tea time snack in Kerala Cuisine. These onion fritters are commonly available in roadside shops and eateries. Well enjoyed with a cup of hot chai, Kerala Ulli Bajji is a culinary delight. These bajjis are real tempting and you can easily prepare these crispies at home with readily available ingredients. Onion Bajji is a much loved snack and you should have it hot and crisp. These bajjis can be served with mint chutney or ketchup. Generally you can have it as such and does not require any accompaniments. Onion Bajji is a unique and special snack with onion rings dipped in a thick besan flour or gram flour mixture and deep fried. Onion is healthy and nutritious. You can explore a well detailed snack recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the delicious snack.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Chop onions (length-wise) and green chillies.
  • Make a thick batter with gram flour.
  • Mix onions and green chillies in batter along with salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Pour a spoon of the batter into the hot oil and fry the bajjis.
  • Drain on a paper towel.
  • :- You can substitute onion with potato or baingan slices but use chilly powder instead of green chillies.
  • Enjoy the delicious snack with hot tea.


You can visit this link Green Chilli Bajji. You can also visit this link Potato Bajji.
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Response (3)
  1. s
    soumya November 17, 2008

    Good. Adding bit asafoetida powder and curry leaves to the batter will be good

  2. t
    tina December 29, 2005

    Great recipe…. turned out amazing.Props to the website as well.Keep up the good work !!

  3. D
    Div June 18, 2009

    Is this Ulli Vada?

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