Nachini-coated Onion Rings
Finger millet flour batter fried onion rings are a quick, no fuss snack that will delight guests.
Chef Ranveer brar Nachini coated onion rings

- Indian


- 3

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- appetiser


- Expert

Preparation Time

- 30 Min


  • oil for frying
  • For Batter :1 cup finger millet (nachni) flour
  • 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 3 tsp refined flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • water as required
  • salt to taste
  • For Marinade :1 ½ cup onion rings
  • 3 tsp refined flour
  • salt to taste
  • For Pakoda : 1 green tomato halved
  • salt for seasoning
  • For Garnish: Mayonnaise
  • Coriander sprigs


  1. 1

    For the batter mix finger millet flour, salt, desiccated coconut, red chilli powder, curd, and water.
  2. 2

    Add refined flour and baking soda.
  3. 3

    Add water as required and whisk well to form a lump free batter of pouring consistency.
  4. 4

    Add some oil to the batter and let it rest for 10 to 12 min.
  5. 5

    Marinate the onion rings with refined flour and salt.
  6. 6

    Ensure the onion rings are evenly coated with flour.
  7. 7

    Dip onion rings one by one in the batter and deep fry.
  8. 8

    Coat the halved green tomato in the batter and deep fry.
  9. 9

    Arrange the onion rings on a wooden bangle stand.
  10. 10

    Halve the fried tomato and season with salt.
  11. 11

    Serve with mayonnaise in a small bowl and garnish the tomato wedges with coriander sprigs.

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