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 a few very basic ingredients, this versatile Onion chutney recipe for idli, dosa is ready and tastes lip-smackingly awesome with anything and everything… Do try !!
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. The most difficult and boring work for many is peeling shallots skin . You can follow these easy steps shown here to peel them.. makes life so easy.
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 .It is one of the best accompaniment with South Indian breakfast or meals, such as dosa, idli, vada and rice.
Do give a try .. here you go…