Onion Vetha Kuzhambu

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Onion Vetha Kuzhambu


  • Small Onion -10 no (or) medium onion – 1 no
  • Sambar Powder – 1 tsp
  • Tamarind – Mini lemon size
  • Hing – 1/2 tsp
  • Musted seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Toor dal – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – To taste
  • Oil – 4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Jaggery – 1 tsp


  • Peal the onions and cut into  pieces.
  • Heat the  kadai, add oil and musted seeds. After it splutters, add the fenugreek seeds and toor dal. Once it become golden brown add the pealed onions and saute it for few minutes.
  • Add the sambar powder and saute it for few seconds.
  • Add the tamarind extract,salt, hing and curry leaves allow it to boil for 15 min.
  • Finally add the jaggery let it cook for few min.
  • Serve it hot with rice. Keerai masiyal / Snake guard kootu and potato curry is the perfect combination.

There are 4 Comments

  1. Posted by jeyashree Reply


  2. Posted by swaminathan Reply

    Hi madhu, super performance.Congrats keep it up.

  3. Posted by jeyashrisuresh Reply

    looks yummy madhu,My all time fav. dish. And i never add toordhall while tempering.Will do next time

    • Posted by Madhu Reply

      Thanks akka, Just add toor dal 1/4 tsp, it gives nice flavor and aroma to the dish.

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