Saturday, 28 January 2012

Onion Tamarind Chutney



Ingredients:
Red Onion 1 large
Tamarind 1 inch sized ball
Chana Dal 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/8 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 5 – 7
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 6
Broken Red Chiles 3
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Heat oil in a pan, add chana dal, urad dal, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, broken red chiles and asafoetida.
When chana dal changes color, add chopped onion, tamarind and salt.
Fry till onion turns translucent.
Cool the cooked onion to room temperature and grind into smooth paste using a spice blender.
Remove the onion chutney onto a bowl.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, remove from heat and add to above onion chutney bowl.
Mix well and serve onion tamarind chutney with idly, dosa etc…