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onion chutney recipe | south indian onion chutney for idli & dosa

easy onion chutney recipe | south indian onion chutney for idli & dosa
Course chutney
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 4 dried kashmiri red chilli
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • small piece tamarind
  • ½ tsp jaggery
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup water or as required

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli broken
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, add 2 tsp of oil and roast 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal and 4 dried kashmiri red chilli on low flame.
  • also add in 1 finely chopped onion.
  • saute the onions till they turn slightly golden in colour.
  • cool completely and transfer to the blender.
  • add in small piece tamarind, jaggery and salt to taste.
  • blend to smooth consistency adding ¼ cup water, or as required.
  • now prepare the tempering by heating 2 tsp oil.
  • also add in 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp urad dal, pinch of hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • allow the tempering to splutter.
  • finally, pour the tempering over onion chutney and serve along with idli or dosa.