|Onion chutney for dosa and idli|
How to make onion chutney for dosa and idli
Prep time – under 15 mins
Cook time- under 15 mins
Pearl onions/shallots -1 cup peeled
Red chillies – 4 (or as required)
Tamarind – small piece or 1/4 tsp tamarind paste
Oil – 1 tbsp
Salt as required
For the seasoning
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Urad dal – 2 tsp
Top up seasoning
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Leave it to cool. Then grind everything together to a smooth paste adding salt and a tbsp of water.
Remove from the blender, heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, when mustard splutters, pour the seasoning over the chutney.
Note – Though you can use big onions, this chutney tastes great with pearl onions/shallots.
Variations – You can add a few curry leaves and a clove of garlic while frying the onions if preferred.
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