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Onion Chutney

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  White onion 1 Large (chopped into cubes)
  Regular salt 1 Pinch
  Coconut 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon, divided (1tspn for seasoning + 1 tspn for chutney)
  Curry leaves 8 Gram, divided (4 for the seasoning + 4 for the chutney)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Ginger 4 Gram
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Black lentil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green chili pepper 3 Small
  Dried red chilies 3 Small, divided (1 for the seasoning + 2 for the chutney)
  Sambar powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon

1. In a pan, heat oil, fry green chili, red chili, chopped onions until light brown.
2. Add garam masala, sambar powder, salt, tomato paste and fry for 5 minutes continously.
3. Add 1/2 cup water, grated coconut and mix well for 2 minutes.
4. Gradually add water and blend this mixture into a fine paste and keep aside.
5. In the pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chili and fry until brown.
6. Add this seasoning into the onion paste.

7. Serve the onion chutney with idli or dosa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 57 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.2%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 81.1 mg3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.4%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 2 g3.4%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 17.5%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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