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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Onion Crackers




Onion Crackers






Food Blogging Marathon from 2/9/2013 to 30/9/2013. 

Each day a new alphabet. 4 categories. 

Regional Food, 

Baked Dishes, 

International Flavors / Fusion flavors, 

Street Food / Condiments / Misc / Recipe less Posts on Food

This is my 3rd recipe in Baked category

I had decided to make Orange Mousse or Orange Cheesecake which get rave reviews every time I make and is fairly simple to make. I wanted good oranges for both as I prefer to use fresh orange juice needed in the recipe. 
I have mentioned earlier that I live in a small rural town in a tribal area and have to make do without things as they are simply not available when one needs them. Oranges were not available. I thought with the Ganpati Festival at least one fruit vendor will get good quality oranges or Kinus. But no and I had left it to late to make anything with O. So I came up with these Onion Crackers. I use to fry them but reading this recipe at
http://www.veenasvegnation.com/2013/08/savoury-onion-crackers-baked-nipattu.html  I decided to bake these crackers. 

Onion Crackers

Ingredients:
1 onion chopped
3 green chillies 
Handful of coriander leaves
1/3 cup oil
50 gms butter
salt to taste
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups all purpose flour/maida
1 tsp cumin/ jeera

Method:


Grind coriander leaves, green chillies  jeera and chopped onion to a rough paste. Remove in a big vessel. 
Add salt, oil and butter. Stir well. Add flour with baking powder and knead well. If necessary add a few drops of cold water to bind it to a soft dough. Knead well for 5 minutes and cover and keep aside for 15 minutes to rest.


Heat oven for 15 minutes at 160 degrees Celsius.

Now make small balls (approximately 20) and roll on a board or between two pieces of plastic paper to make thin round discs like puris. 





Arrange on a baking tray lined with parchment /baking paper. Bake in hot oven for 20 minutes or till edges are brown. 
Remove on cooling tray and let cool. Pack in air tight tin. 
Enjoy onion crackers. with your evening tea/coffee or just as a snack.




The baked Onion Crackers are ready to eat. Serve as they are or with a dip or tomato ketchup.
















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13 comments:

  1. With a cream cheese dip, i can have a plate of this crackers,delicious.

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  2. wow thats an interesting and crispy crackers :) looks superb dear !!

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  3. Mouth watering! I like the way they have turned out...this version may be healthier, but I know the fried version must be tastier :)

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  4. They have turned out real crispy. I make another version. have to try this out.

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  5. Baked Onion cracker sounds interesting ! Will try it ..

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  6. They have turned out so thin and crispy and they look delicious...

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  7. These are my favorite ones, though the baked ones can't be compared with fried, it is still very nice right..

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  8. Very healthy version of the fired crackers. Must be very flavorful...

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  9. Onion crackers look crunchy and delicious.

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  10. That looks super nice and crunchy Sandhya. Glad you tried them!1

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  11. Who can say no to this irresistible and crunchy bites.

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