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Preparation time : - 5 minutes Serves : - 2
Ingredients : - 2 big onions, 2 teaspoons red chilly powder, 1 pinch turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, half teaspoon urad dal, few curry leaves, 1 tablespoon oil and salt to taste.
Chutney Recipe: Onion chutney
HOW TO PREPARE : - Peel the onion and cut it into small pieces. Now take a frying pan and add half tablespoon oil. When the oil is hot add the onions, red chilly powder and turmeric. Saute well till the raw smell of the masala leaves. The onions will be a light brown by that time. Remove from flame and let it cool. Then put it in a blender, add the salt and blend to make a fine paste. Don't add any water. If the onions are too strong, add a little tomato and blend it together. Then put it in a bowl and set it aside. Now take a small frying pan and pour the remaining oil. When the oil is well heated up add the mustard seeds and let them crackle. Add the urad dal and saute till it become golden brown. Add the curry leaves and turn of the flame. The leaves will get cooked in the heat of the oil. Now add this mixture to the onion paste. Garnish with fried cashew nuts or peanuts and serve with idlis and dosas. It tastes good with crackers too.