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Blooming Onion – A Crispy Non Fried Snack !

5 from 1 vote

Craving for something crispy, healthy and delicious!!! Check out how to make blooming onion which is egg-less as well as oil free. This is different kind of Indian onion pakora recipe which is not deep fried.
The batter for blooming onion is simple to prepare and all ingredients are very handy in kitchen. This is another addition to my healthy air fryer recipes.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
Recipe Taste Crunchy, Salty
Servings 2


  • 1 Onion big
  • 2 cup Rice Flour
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cooking Soda
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 cup Bread Crumb


  • Cut onions to form petals keeping the end intact. Open the onion petals as much as possible.
  • This is our blooming onion. Prepare batter of 1 cup rice flour, salt, ginger powder, red chili powder, black pepper, cooking soda, oil and water .
  • Keep 3 bowls ready - first dry rice flour, second rice flour batter, third bread crumbs.
  • Dip blooming onion in first dry rice flour and dust off extra flour. then dip in second batter bowl and coat it completely.
  • Adding batter inside the crevices of onion petals. Invert the onion to drip off excess batter.
  • Then finally transfer it to bread crumb mixture. Preheat air fryer at 180 degrees for 5 min.
  • Air fry coated blooming onion at 180 degrees for 5 min first , then at 200 degrees for 10 min till crisp.
  • Serve immediately with mayo and ketchup dip.


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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 863 kcal | Carbohydrates: 174 g | Protein: 18 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 0.01 g | Sodium: 543 mg | Potassium: 340 mg | Fiber: 8 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 168 IU | Vitamin C: 4 mg | Calcium: 147 mg | Iron: 4 mg

Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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