Onion Fritters (Ulli Kondattam) Recipe : A Must Try Recipe For All Onion Lovers
Onion Fritters is made from good quality onion and rice flour. Crispy fried onion fritters are easy to make and this recipe goes well with rice. The use of rice flour gives the crispy nature. It also contains a small amount of red chilli powder which gives away a light spicy flavour. Attains a reddish brown texture on frying.
Kondattams (Vattals) are sun-dried vegetables ready for fry and eat with rice. They can be made of various vegetables, raw fruits, tubers, roots. NatureLoC provides fresh homemade kondattams or vattals.
They come as instant saviours when we are running a little low on a side dish for rice. Vattals make the meal so tasty and satisfying too. They are made of sago, dried vegetables, rice, sun-dried and then fried in coconut oil or other cooking oil according to your taste. In Kerala, vegetables are chopped into slight thin pieces and are then sun-dried, preserved as kondattams for later use. When it is ready to use, just deep fried in oil and eaten with rice, kanji or it used in curries and many other special dishes.
Onion Fritters Recipe
- Rice – 1 cup
- Water – 4 cups
- Onion – 1 cup (finely chopped)
- Chilli powder – 3 Tsp
- Soak the rice overnight. Grind it to a very smooth paste using substantial water. Add the remaining water to it. i.e 4 cups water.
- In this mixture, add chilli powder and salt and heat it on a medium flame until the paste is finely cooked.
- Set aside for cooling, the paste thickens once cooled.
- Add the chopped onions, and mix well.
- Mix 1 Tsp oil in 1 cup of water. In a plastic paper, spread the oil everywhere.
- Keep the mixture on the paper, and keep it under the sun. Let it dry for 2-3 days until they are dry and crispy.
- Deep fry them in oil and serve hot.