Most of the South Indian dishes ,especially breakfast is incomplete without a chutney to serve along with.There are many types of chutneys : coconut chutney,garlic chutney,coriander chutney,ginger chutney,onion chutney,tomato chutney…well..the list goes on.Today,I am going to present the recipe for onion chutney.A chutney that goes well with any types of dosa,idly or even rice.There 3 variations of onion chutney that I usually make.This is one among those 3 recipes.Hoping to upload 2 more recipes of onion chutney soon 🙂 .. So,here comes the recipe.
Ingredients required: oil - 1 tbsp mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp asafoetida - a pinch fenugreek seeds - a pinch dry red chillies - 7 to 8 tomato - 1 onions - 3 cashew nuts - 3 tbsp salt - as per taste For tempering : mustard seeds,broken dry red chilli and curry leaves. Method: * In a pan,heat up 1 tbsp of oil. * Add 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds and once they start spluttering add a pinch of asafoetida. * Also add a pinch of (less than 1/4th tsp) methi seeds(fenugreek). * Next add dry red chillies and fry for 2 minutes. * Remove seeds from 1 medium sized tomato and chop the tomato.Add chopped tomato slices to pan for frying. * And now add 3 medium sized and chopped onions and stir fry again. * Fry the onions until they turn pink in color and then add 2 tbsps of cashew nuts. * Turn off the flame and allow the fried ingredients to cool and then add required amount of salt and grind the ingredients without adding water. * And our onion chutney will be ready to serve.Serve it with any dosa of your choice and enjoy :)
Step by step photos :
1.Heat up 1 tbsp of oil in a pan.
2.Once the oil is heated well add 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds and wait until it starts spluttering.3. Now add a pinch of asafoetida. 4.Next add few methi seeds.Please note adding too much of methi would add bitterness to chutney.5.Add 7 to 8 dry red chillies and stir fry it for 2 minutes.6.Now add 1 medium sized and chopped tomato.Remove the seeds of tomato before adding it.7.Fry the tomato slices and add 3 medium sized and chopped onions.8.Fry until the onions turn slightly pink in color and then add 2 tbsp of cashew nuts and stir fry for 1 more minute.9.Allow all the fried ingredients to cool and then add them to a blending jar along with required quantity of salt.10.Do not add water while grinding the chutney.Grind it and transfer it to a bowl.11.Finally add a tempering of mustard seeds,curry leaves and dry red chilli in oil and pour it on top of chutney.Our tasty onion chutney is ready 🙂For complete video recipe click here : https://goo.gl/D2miyz