Red onions- 3
Garlic- 5 cloves
Chilli powder- 1tsp or acc to taste
Tamarind- 1 inch piece(small)
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds- ¼ tsp
Split urad dal-1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Oil- 4 tsp
Peel, wash and cut the onions into cubes.
Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add the onions and peeled garlic.
Fry in oil till onions turn golden brown. Remove from fire and cool.
Grind the onion mixture with tamarind, chilli powder and salt.
Heat the remaining oil in a pan and season it with mustard seeds , urad dal and curry leaves. Add this to the ground onion paste.
Serve hot with idlis or dosas.