Crispy Onion Rings Recipe

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Delicious onion rings make for an awesome appetizer. Prepared with the most basic ingredients like self
raising flour, milk and of course, onions, this tasty dish is used as snacks.

The crispiness of onion rings can be greatly enjoyed with various sauces and home-made chutneys. The green pudina (mint) chutney or the green dhaniya (fresh coriander) chutney makes a great combination with onion rings. However, those who love a sweet-sour taste can also try tamarind chutney with these flavorsome rings.


Onion Rings

Onion Rings are one of the very popular American Snacks. The crisp, crunchy rings go well as an accompaniment. They can be seasoned as one wishes.
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 221 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


  • 2 large Onions
  • 1 heaped cup + 2 tbsp Maida
  • Milk as needed
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Bread Slices
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. Toast the bread slices lightly and then blitz in the grinder to get toasted breadcrumbs.
  2. Chop the onions to get ΒΌ inch roundels and separate the onion rings. Use only the larger ones. Keep aside the smaller ones to use in some other dish.

  3. Take maida in a bowl and add salt, red chilli flakes. Add milk little by little to make a smooth batter.

  4. Heat oil for deep frying the rings.

  5. Now, take 3 tablespoons maida in a plate. Dip the rings so that they get well coated. Now, dip them in the batter. 

  6. Then gently lift each and dip in the breadcrumbs. Let them get covered well. Tap gently to remove the excess.

  7. Slide each ring in the hot oil. Fry on low flame till golden brown on both sides.

  8. Remove them on to paper towels. Ready all the rings similarly.

  9. Serve hot with any spicy dip or sauce.

Onion rings are actually non-Indian dish and its origin remains mysterious till date. Though, it is widely
believed that its very first recipe was first published in 1802. These rings are coveted all over the world
for their rich and crispy texture and the way they are served with various cheesy dips and a variety of
other sauces and creams.

Loved equally by kids and adults, onion rings can be prepared in just few minutes. An ultimate secret for improved crispiness in onion rings is to use bread crumbs. If you have not yet tried making these at home, you need to try at least once.

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