Great tasting homemade onion rings!With this recipe you will have perfect super-crispy,crunchy onion rings every time.

  • 1/2 cup All-Purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch or Cornflour
  • 2 tbsp dry potato flakes/instant mashed potatoes-optional
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper or red chill powder or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 cups Panko bread crumbs, or as needed
  • 2 cups Oil for frying
  • 2 Large Onions, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices and separated into rings
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder-optional
  • 1 cup Water
  • Whisk together flour, cornflour,red chill powder,salt and baking powder in a large bowl. Whisk in water to make a smooth batter.
  • Place panko bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  • Heat oil in a deep fryer or large saucepan.
  • Place a few onion rings at a time into the bowl of batter and turn to coat all sides with batter.
  • Remove onion rings from batter and place into pan of panko bread crumbs; turn to coat completely with crumbs.
  • Cook a few rings at a time in the hot oil until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack set over paper towels to drain.
  • If you do not add salt to batter so season with salt to taste and serve.

Optional-You can add chilled Club Soda(club soda is basically Seltzer, Carbonated Water, Sparkling water) instead of water to make the batter and do not add baking powder.