Onion – 4 (large – peeled and cut)
Red Chillies – 6 (add more if you like it spicy)
Tamarind – one ball the size of a small lemon
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
Rai – 1 tsp
Kotmir – 1 tsp (chopped)
1. Add the first four ingredients in a mixer and grind to a smooth paste.
2. Heat the oil in a kadai (non-stick is preferable) and crackle the rai in it.
3. Add the paste and cook for 8-10 minutes till it turns into a thick chutney.
4. Garnish with kotmir and serve hot or cold.
Onion Chutney tastes delicious with Idlis, Dosas or Rotis. It can even be had mixed with plain rice.