Indian Onion Chutney recipe


  • 1/2 cup Urad dal (split black gram)
  • 2-3 dried red chillies (as per taste)
  • 2-3 whole black pepper
  • 2 large onions, roughly chopped
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • small sized Tamarind, about a little bigger than cherry
  • few sprigs curry leaves, optional
  • salt to taste

Cooking Instructions

In 1/2 tsp of oil, saute Black gram, chillies, pepper for 1-2 min till the aroma hits you.

Now add chopped onions, salt and asafoetida and saute some more till the onions are soft. Just before switching off the flame add the curry leaves and tamarind and saute for – say about 30seconds.

Now process this into a chutney consistency. Ideally this should be little thicker than chutney :)

Now just spoon this up with warm idli’s and taste the magic of home :

10 Mar 2011     967 views     NON-Vegetarian       Dips n Sauces > Sauces

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