Onion Chutney

Recipe Categories: Chutney, Indian

Though this is a common recipe, want to share it with my touch.

Onion Chutney



  • Onion (medium) – 2 nos
  • Tamarind – small gooseberry size
  • Channa dal – 2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 2 tsp
  • Red Chili (big) – 2 nos [or] to taste
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig

For seasoning:

  • Mustered seeds – ½ tsp
  • Hing powder – 2 pinches


  • Chop the onion, sauté it with few drops of oil, until the raw smell is gone.
  • Take a kadai, add few drops of oil, when it’s hot add channa dal, urad dal, red chilies and finally add curry leaves and fry until golden color. And let it cool.
  • Grind the sauté onion, fried items (grind the fried dal little coarse), salt , tamarind and some water using mixie to the paste consistency.
  • Take a kadai, heat the oil, and add mustered seeds. When it splutters, add hing and mix it. Pour it in to the chutney.
  • Serve it as a side dish for dosa, idly or any other Tiffin items.

There are 2 Comments

  1. Posted by Suvayo Suvai Reply

    Thanks for the correction. In-fact, I used tamarind but I forget to mention.

  2. Posted by jeyashrisuresh Reply

    onion chutney looks very nice madhu, next time try adding more of chillies and a little tamarind.

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