CHUTNEY & RAITA

ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE / EERULLI CHUTNEY / VENGAYA CHUTNEY

Chutney is one of the crucial category in Indian cuisine. There are so many types of chutneys one can make .Among the long list of different chutneys today i have for you one easy and simple chutney made from small onions / Shallots . This Onion Chutney recipe is amazingly flavorful .With just few very basic ingredients , this versatile Onion chutney recipe for idli, dosa is ready and tastes lipsmackingly awesome with anything and everything… Do try !!

ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE

Onion chutney is known as Eerulli Chutney ( Kannada ) and vengaya chutney ( tamil ) . Whenever i have run out of coconut , this onion chutney recipe or tomato chutney  comes to my rescue . One can use regular onions or the very flavorful small onions shallots . I usually make it with shallots as it enhances the taste and makes the chutney more delicious . If you are wondering if the smell of onion would be strong i suggest you must try it. Quick and easy to prepare and a nice change from the regular chutneys. With a slight tang , spiciness from chillies and pungent sweet taste from onions .. this chutney is a must try .Do give a try .. here you go…


 

for more chutney options do check pumpkin chutney , radish chutney , tomato chutney

 

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ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE / EERULLI CHUTNEY / VENGAYA CHUTNEY Yum
ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE
Course side dish
Cuisine south indian
Servings
Ingredients
To Temper ( Optional )
Course side dish
Cuisine south indian
Servings
Ingredients
To Temper ( Optional )
ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE
Instructions
  1. Peal pearl onions . If you want can use as such or just slice a bit .
  2. Heat oil in a kadai. When the oil is hot, add urad dal, chana dal, hing ,curry leaves and red chillies .Fry on a medium heat, till dal turns golden. Take out on a plate to cool
  3. Add onion to the kadai. Add salt and saute till raw smell from onions vanishes and they are cooked well.
  4. Switch off . Allow to cool .
  5. Transfer the fried ingredients along with salt , tamarind and little jaggery to a mixer jar .. grind to a smooth paste adding little water .
  6. Transfer the onion chutney to a serving bowl .Prepare a tempering using the ingredients mentioned above . Pour it over the chutney .
  7. Enjoy Onion chutney / Shallots Chutney with dosa , idli , rice etc
    ONION CHUTNEY RECIPE
Recipe Notes
  • If you don't like hing , you can skip .
  • I use coconut oil for this .If you want can use that or any oil of your choice .

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