Every South Indian breakfast staple has a signature chutney that perfectly pairs with it. This onion chutney recipe was made with red onions. An onion chutney like this is best suited for dosas and akki rotis. This South Indian chutney recipe of ours will yield 4 servings, with 110 kilocalories in each. To follow our red onion chutney recipe, you will need the ingredients listed below.
Ingredients, Measurements & Nutritional Values
|Gingelly oil||1 tablespoon|
|Mustard seeds||1 teaspoon|
|Urad dal||1/2 teaspoon|
|Cumin seeds||1 teaspoon|
|Dried red chillies||5|
|Tamarind flesh||15 grams|
|Curry leaves||A sprig|
|Roast chana dal (Roast gram)||40 grams|
|Turmeric powder||1/2 teaspoon|
|Water||20 to 30 ml|
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- Onions contain sulphur compounds that lower cholesterol and triglycerides.
Video Walk Through – Onion Chutney Recipe – Red Onion Chutney
Instructions – Onion Chutney Recipe – Red Onion Chutney
- Set a pan on medium heat.
- Add gingelly oil and allow it to heat up.
- Add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, dried red chillies, curry leaves, tamarind flesh and a pinch of asafoetida. Saute for two minutes.
- Add garlic, onions and tomatoes, turmeric powder and salt to your taste. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add roasted chana dal and toast for a minute or two.
- Turn off the heat and transfer the ingredients to a blender.
- Add very little water and blitz everything into a smooth paste.
- Transfer to a bowl and allow the chutney to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Serve this onion chutney with dosa or akki roti.
Onion Chutney Recipe – Red Onion Chutney, another healthy recipe, the hissing cooker way.