Courgette and red onion bhajis recipe

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Courgette and red onion bhajis will bring a true taste of India to your party, plus they can be made ahead and reheated

Makes24
SkillEasy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Courgette and red onion bhajis will bring a true taste of India to your party, plus they can be made ahead and reheated so you can relax and enjoy yourself

Ingredients

  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 courgettes, about 400g, grated and excess juice squeezed out
  • 5-6tbsp plain flour
  • 1 free-range egg
  • 1tbsp garam masala
  • 2tbsp mango chutney
  • 200ml vegetable oil

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Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the onions for 5 mins until soft.
  2. In a large bowl mix the onion, courgette, garlic, flour, egg, spice and mango chutney to create a thick paste.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil until very hot in a large saucepan. Use a tablespoon to drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil. Cook for 1-2 mins on each side until golden. To reheat if making ahead, put in a very hot oven for 5-6 mins.
Top Tip for making Courgette and red onion bhajis

Serve the bhajis with any leftover mango chutney, or a cool yogurt dip.

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