I am not particularly sure about how onion rings made its appearance in modern day cuisine, but it’s popularity can be traced back to late 1800s. Enjoyed by a diverse range of population Onion Rings make for a crackling appetizer. Onion rings for me is drool worthy be it a simple classic one or a cheesy rendition.Talking of cheesy renditions, mozzarella stuffed onion rings are absolute crackers, they even surpass the goodness of classic rings.
Here is a quick recipe of me favorite kind of onion rings with a raunchy dip.
Mozzarella Stuffed Onion Rings
LEVEL: Easy PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins
Here’s what you will need:
- 2 large onions
- mozzarella slices or sticks
- 1/2 cup flour
- bread crumbs
- 1 big egg
- 2 tablespoon milk
- oil for frying
For the dip
- 2 tablespoon yogurt
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon mustard sauce
- 1 tsp lemon juice
Here’s what you will need to do:
Remove the scales from the onion and cut them into 1/2″ rings. Pop out the rings and keep them aside. Slice mozzarella sticks into even 1/2″ slices. Place a slice of cheese carefully between a big and small onion ring such that the rings do not get dislodged. After desirable number of rings are made refrigerate them for an hour. After an hour take the rings out of the fridge, coat them in flour.
Beat the milk and egg together in a bowl and dip the flour coated onion rings in it followed by a quick dredge in bread crumbs. In a pan deep fry the onion rings until golden brown. Soak the excess oil on a towel paper.
For the dip whisk all the ingredients together until smooth, pour it in a dip bowl and serve it with the rings.
Indulge in the crispiness of the rings and the tang of the dip!