Friday, August 18

Onion Chutney


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.


Shilpa said...

Chutney looks yummy Prema. I have never tried onion chutney, I am sure it would taste delicious.thanks for sharing.

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
I am searching for this chutney. I will try this soon. Thanks for sharing.

Latha said...

Prema, Looks like a yummy recipe! I am always lookign for chutney recipes without coconut.
Your idlis look super soft!

Krithika said...

Yummy chutney. I bet tastes delicious with idlis. Thanks for sharing

RP said...

Looks delicious prema!
You have a nice blog here. I found my way her from santhi's kitchen. Keep up your good work.

Prema Sundar said...

Thanks shilpa, menutoday,latha and krithika.
Welcome rp, thanks for ur visit and do come again.

sailu said...

First time commenting here, Prema. I do prepare onion chutney, without garlic though. I should try with garlic the next time I make it.

Welcome to the food blogging world and have fun in the food blogosphere!!

Priya Bhaskaran said...

Prema, the chutney looks simple and neat:) Will try for sure:)

Prema Sundar said...

Thanks priya,
Thanks sailu for visiting my blog. Do come again.


Vengaya thuvaiyal is very nice


good things you are doing

Annu said...

Hi Prema,

Chutney with idli wow looks Yummy.
Am Anu from

Rajitha said...

Hi Prema, I never tasted onion chutney before...will try for sure.

This is my visit :)


Jaritha said...

Hi Prema,

The recipe looks interesting will be trying it soon!!! and must say your blogs are really good

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