If we were to make a list of all the foods we are missing in this period of lockdown, we'll perhaps never finish it or get frustrated midway and leave it in between. There's another way to approach the whole situation. In the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, several countries have announced a lockdown; people are advise to stay indoors and practice social distancing. A lot of people are cooking at home these days, and home-cooking need not translate to something bland and boring at all times. You can always cook your favourite restaurant-style delicacies at home too. From pizza and garlic breads to samosas and momos, there is no dearth of things that you can prepare within the comfort of your kitchen. And if some of you have been craving some crispy onion rings, we have something that may cheer you up!
Onion rings are a common fixture across most fast food chains. They are often served with burgers; they are also most often a perennial part of veg and non-veg platter. The crunchy appetiser has won scores of fans worldwide for its simplicity and flavour. It is often paired with sour cream dip; you can also have it with tomato ketchup.
These batter-fried onion slices make for a crunchy treat that is sure to impress both kids and adults, alike. You do not even need to be a kitchen genius to make this dish right. Yes, it is that easy to make at home.
You have to dip the thinly sliced onions in a batter of flour, salt, baking soda, egg yolk, milk and oil, don't forget the salt and pepper. If you want to give this classic snack a fiery spin, you can also add some chilly flakes or a hint of red chilly powder to the batter. Fry until golden brown, your onion rings are ready! Here's a step-by-step recipe for you.
Coming to the sour cream, we'd recommend that you prepare this in advance since it takes time to set. It takes all of two ingredients to make sour cream; you can garnish it with herbs of your choice, dunk in your onion rings in this cream and start chomping! Here's a step-by-step recipe of sour cream.
So what are you waiting for? Don your aprons and start cooking! Do tell us how you liked the recipe in the comments section below. You can also write to us, if you have interesting recipes to share.
About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.