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Record for world’s largest onion bhaji broken in east London

The 387 pound bhaji took eight hours to cook.

The record for the world’s largest onion bhaji was broken in east London on Tuesday by a whopping 73.4 kilograms (162 pounds).

The record effort was led by chef Oli Khan, who created a 175.6 kilogram (387 pounds) monster onion bhaji with the help of his team.

The record for the largest onion bhaji is broken at the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre
The proud team (East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre)

The bhaji took eight hours and 500 litres of oil to make, while the event, in partnership with Just Eat, was held at the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre.

Money was raised for the East London Mosque Trust which supports local good causes.

Other Guinness world records broken at The East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre include the largest samosa in the world.

The record for the largest onion bhaji is broken at the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre
The record breaking bhaji (East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre)

“This wouldn’t have been possible without my team, who are all present with me today to share in this amazing victory,” said Mr Khan.

“This isn’t just a win for us, it’s a win for our nation Great Britain, which we are proud to represent!”

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