Oven Baked Onion Bhajis

Ingredients
Makes: 8 bhajis

  • For the bhaji mix
  • 5 small onions, sliced 5mm thick
  • 5 tablespoons chickpea flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • extra virgin olive oil, as needed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • water, as needed

Method
Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a large baking tray with baking parchment.
  2. Gently sweat the onions off in a frying pan with some oil until they turn translucent, about 6-8 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle in the chilli powder and mix. Add the turmeric, cumin, ginger, coriander and stir well. Remove from the heat.
  4. Place the chickpea flour, salt, coriander, cumin into a medium bowl and mix well. Add the onions and tomato puree into a bowl and mix. Add a little bit of water to get the correct consistency, it should be wet and easy to stir, but not sloppy.
  5. Drizzle some oil onto the prepared tray, place 2 tablespoons of the onion mix onto the tray for each bhaji, flatten slightly with the back of the spoon.
  6. Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 20-25 minutes, drizzle a little oil on top of the bhajis and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot, enjoy!

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