Onion Chutney is a spicy accompaniment for Idli or Dosa. It can be served with Rice too.
Cuisine: South India
Time Required: 15 Minutes
½ Cup Coconut
1 Big Onion, Chopped finely
8 Dry Red Chilies, Broken
1tbsp Urad Dal / Black Gram Split
A pinch of Jaggery
For the Seasoning:
½ tsp Mustard Seeds
A pinch of Turmeric Powder
Few Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
Heat Oil and fry Urad dal until they turn pink, add Red Chilies and fry for few seconds. Next add Onion and fry until they turn translucent, add Tamarind, Coconut, Jaggery, Salt and mix well. Switch off the stove. Let it cool. Grind to a paste adding water.
Heat Oil and add Mustard Seeds, and when they splutter add Turmeric Powder and Curry Leaves. Pour this over the chutney and mix well.
Serve with plain Rice, Idli or Dosa.
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Hi Prasad – Thank you for the recipe.
Pandian – you are welcome 🙂
Kadhyaa – The chutney is a very good accompaniment, isn’t it?