Onion Kachori Recipe / Pyaz Ki Kachori Recipe / Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kachori

Onion kachori recipe is a spicy snack popular in various parts of India including Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Pyaj Kachori is a fried pastry filled with a spicy onion filling. It is one of the famous spicy snack food from Jodhpur. They are perfect for an afternoon snack on a rainy day. You can serve with sweet and spicy tamarind or date chutney.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25-30 minutes
  • Yield: 5
  • Skill Level: Easy


For Dough:—– –

  • Maida – 2 cup
  • Oil for dough – 2-3 tbsp
  • Water as per needed –
  • Salt as per taste –

For Stuffing:—- –

  • Finely Chopped Onion – 2 Cup
  • Kalonji-Nigella Seed – 1 tbsp
  • Fennel Seeds-Saunf – 2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Green Chillies – 1 tbsp
  • Besan-Bengal Gram Flour – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – 3 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil for frying –


  • For stuffing:—-
  • Heat the ghee in a kadhai, add the nigella seeds, fennel seeds, green chilies and onion, mix well.
  • Fry it till turns light golden brown in colour.
  • Add the gram flour, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt, mix well.
  • Fry for 4-5 min.
  • Add the coriander and mix well.
  • Keep aside and allow to cool completely.
  • For making dough:—
  • In a bowl, add maida, little salt and oil, mix well so oil incorporates well with flour.
  • Add enough water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15-20 minutes.
  • Take small portion from the dough and make a hole in each round portion and pour the stuff mix and seal it.
  • Roll these balls a little and make a poori, make a smooth ball without any cracks and flatten it between your palms roll  it in a circle of 2 ½ – 3 inch diameter.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat for deep fry, slide  the poori carefully and press very gently with spatula when it tries to come on top and puff up.
  • After it puffs up, turn on other side.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown.
  • Serve hot onion kachori with tamrind or date chutney.


ONION KACHORI RECIPE was last modified: April 15th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes