Spicy Onion Chutney

04 Jun
Spicy Onion Chutney

There are many different ways to make an onion chutney, this is just one of them. This onion chutney is slightly spicy and has garlic in it.  It can be used as the base for the mysore malasa dosa, without the tempering.



Onions                                     –              3-4 nos

Red chillies(long)                 –              8-10 nos(depending on how spicy u want)

Channa Dhal                          –              2 tsp

Urad dhal                                –              2 tsp

Garlic                                        –              1 flake

To temper:

Mustard seeds                     –              ½ tsp

Curry Leaves                         –              1 sprig

Urad dhal                                –              ½ tsp

Oil                                              –              1 tsp


Soak the red chillies in hot water for 15-20 mins.

Dry roast the dhals separately in a pan.

Slice the onions and garlic and roast them in a pan with a tsp of oil.

Add all the ingredients together in a blender and make a smooth paste with salt.

Transfer the chutney to a serving dish. This chutney can be used as the base for the Mysore masala Dosa without the tempering.

To temper the chutney, heat oil in a small pan.  Add mustard seeds and urad dhal and let them sputter. Add the curry leaves and pour over the chutney.

Serve the chutney with idly’s or dosa’s.


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Posted by on June 4, 2014 in Chutney


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