How to Make Fried Onion Rings

Updated on May 4, 2018
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Cooking is one of my passions. Though I am working, I make nutritious and tasty food at home. I use minimal oil and no artificial colors.

Homemade Onion Rings
Homemade Onion Rings

Onion Rings Are Mouthwatering Snacks

Often, we make onion pakoras to eat with evening tea. The onion rings I made yesterday were completely different from the pakoras. They were very crunchy and melted in our mouths.

Though making onion rings involves a few steps, it is worth the while. All my family members enjoyed eating them.

There are many methods to make these rings. The popular ones are made with eggs. The recipe I am showing here does not need eggs.

Serve these crunchy onion rings with a sour cream dip or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste!

Let me now share a detailed recipe for making onion rings without eggs.

5 stars for Onion Rings

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 2 onions
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour(maida), 1/2 cup for the batter, remaining for dusting
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda(cooking soda)
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp corn meal, If you don't have, increase the quantity of corn flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning or dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes or chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep-frying

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Onion Rings

  1. Slice onions into 5 mm thick discs. Separate the rings.
  2. Keep aside the middle small rings. You can use them for other regular cooking.
  3. Dust each ring with all purpose flour. Arrange them on a plate. This step is mainly to ensure whether the flour sticks on the rings.
  4. This will in turn hints whether the batter will stick to it or not. Properly dusted rings will make the batter stick on them.
  5. Take a mixing bowl for making the batter. Put all purpose flour, dried Italian seasoning, chili flakes, corn meal, corn flour, rice flour, baking soda, and salt. Dry mix them.
  6. Add milk little by little, and make a medium thick batter.
  7. Dip each of the dusted onion rings in the batter. Arrange them on a wire rack.
  8. Next, dip each of the rings in bread crumbs.
  9. Deep-fry 6-8 such rings over medium hot oil. Turn them occasionally. Fry them until they are crispy and golden brown.
  10. Take them out and place on an absorbent paper. Repeat the same for making all the onion rings.
  11. Keep them in the open for some time. They will be very crunchy and delicious.
  12. Serve them with a sour cream dip or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste!

Step one: Slice onions into 5 mm thick rings. Separate the rings. Keep aside the tiny ring in the middle. Use them for your regular cooking.
Step one: Slice onions into 5 mm thick rings. Separate the rings. Keep aside the tiny ring in the middle. Use them for your regular cooking.
raw onion rings
raw onion rings
Step two: Dust each onion ring with all purpose flour, as per instructions.
Step two: Dust each onion ring with all purpose flour, as per instructions.
Dusted onion rings
Dusted onion rings
Step three: Make fresh bread crumbs. For that, grind bread pieces in a mixer. Collect it in a plate.
Step three: Make fresh bread crumbs. For that, grind bread pieces in a mixer. Collect it in a plate.
Step four: For making the batter, take a mixing bowl. Add all the ingredients as per instructions. Make a medium thick batter, while adding milk little by little.
Step four: For making the batter, take a mixing bowl. Add all the ingredients as per instructions. Make a medium thick batter, while adding milk little by little.
The batter.
The batter.
Step five: Dip each of the onion rings in the batter. Place them on a wire rack.
Step five: Dip each of the onion rings in the batter. Place them on a wire rack.
Step six: Dust each of these rings with bread crumbs.
Step six: Dust each of these rings with bread crumbs.
Step seven: Deep-fry 6-8 such rings in medium hot oil.
Step seven: Deep-fry 6-8 such rings in medium hot oil.
Fry them until they are golden brown and crunchy. Place them on an absorbent paper towel.
Fry them until they are golden brown and crunchy. Place them on an absorbent paper towel.
Crispy Onion rings
Crispy Onion rings
Serve them with a sour cream dip or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste!
Serve them with a sour cream dip or tomato sauce. Enjoy the taste!

Nutritional Information of Onion Rings

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 254
Calories from Fat72
% Daily Value *
Fat 8 g12%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 24 g8%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 3 g6%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 26 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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