Fried Onion Chutney

Fried Onion Chutney

A simple chutney that goes well with idli, dosa or paniyaram. I make this chutney when I feel lazy to peel shallots.

Parvathy Jayakrishnan


  1. 1 Onion Big sized
  2. 3 Teaspoons Kashmiri chilli powder
  3. Curry leaves
  4. 2 Teaspoons Mustard seeds
  5. 3 - 4 Tablespoons Coconut oil


15 mins
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    Heat coconut oil in a pan. Chop the onions and fry them in the oil. Add salt, chilli powder and a sprig of curry leaves and fry till onions are slightly brown. I use kashmiri chilli powder because it gives the colour and flavour but not too much heat.

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    Turn off the heat and cool the mixture. Blend it in a mixer to a paste.

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    Heat coconut oil in the pan. Splutter mustard seeds and add more curry leaves. Lastly, add the blended paste into the pan and fry for 5 minutes. Add more chilli powder if you like your chutney very spicy.

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