Onion Chutney

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Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 20 Mins
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Onion Chutney

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Onion Chutney is a very delicious and simple traditional South Indian recipe. It is one of the favorite sides for idli and dosa.



Onion Chutney

  • 2 Onion – medium size roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Peanuts
  • 1 sprig (10 to 12 leaves) Curry Leaves
  • ½ cup Tamarind Water
  • 1 tsp Bengal Gram/Chana Dal
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 4 to 5 Dry Red Chili
  • 4 to 5 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery (you can increase or decrease the quantity as per your taste)
  • 2 tbsp Oil

Tempering the Chutney

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ tsp Asafetida/Hing


  1. Heat oil, add chana dal, urad dal, garlic cloves and sauté on medium heat, then add cumin seeds, dry red chili, peanuts, onions and curry leaves.
  2. Sauté on medium for 4 to 5 minutes or till the onions wilt completely and change colour.
  3. Add salt and jaggery and keep cooking for another 2 minutes.
  4. Once done transfer it to a mixer jar add tamarind water and let it cool down completely.
  5. Grind to a smooth paste once it cools down.
  6. Transfer to a bowl.
  7. Now let us prepare the tadka.
  8. Heat a pan add oil, mustard seeds and let it splutter now add asafetida.
  9. And put the tadka in the chutney.
  10. Serve with idli or dosa.Onion Chutney Image

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