Onion

Grown extensively, all over India, onions form the most important vegetable in our daily cooking. Besides, adding flavour to food, onions have high medicinal properties especially in the raw form, in salads and raithas.Onion has a high content of carbohydrates, some protein and traces of vitamins and iron and has sodium, potassium and calcium.

Vengaya Sambar (Onion Sambar)
Onion, Sambar

Vengaya Sambar

Vengaya means onion in the Tamil language. Onion Sambar is one of the most favorite dishes in South Indian states which is ideal for a healthy breakfast. It is commonly served at every restaurant in South Indian and Sri Lankan states and also can be found in any restaurant that […]

Onion Rava Dosa
Dosa, Onion

Onion Rava Dosa

Onion Rava Dosa  is a delicious and crispy snack found in the menu of every South Indian restaurant. It is easy to make and is perfect for a great evening snack or breakfast. Rice flour and rava are the basic ingredients of this recipe and many more ingredients like onions, […]

Onion Pickle
Onion, Pickles

Onion Pickle

A simple and easy to make pickle with onions. A great accompaniment to curd rice, dosa or idli. Ingredients: Onions – 250 gms Tamarind – a small lemon size, seedless Jaggery – 1/2 tblsp, powdered Fenugreek (Vendhayam) Powder – 1/2 tsp Asafoetida Powder – 12 tsp Red Chilli Powder – […]

Ulli Theeyal
Onam, Onion

Ulli Theeyal

Ulli Theeyal is a traditional Kerala dish made with shallots. Similar to the sambar, theeyal is made with okra (bhindi) or with bitter gourds too. Serve this with rice or as a side dish to dosa. Ingredients: Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 100 gms Tamarind Extract – 1/2 to 3/4 cup […]

Kara Chutney
Chutneys and Sauces, Onion, Tomato

Kara Chutney

This Chettinad style Kara Chutney is best served as a side dish with idli, dosa or roti. Ingredients: Onions – 4 to 6, depending on size, finely chopped Tomatoes – 4 to 5, depending on size, finely chopped Dry Red Chillies – 6 to 8 Tamarind – 1 lemon sized […]

Crispy Onion Rings
Christmas, Fast Food, Onion, Snacks

Crispy Onion Rings

Light, crispy and addictive, onion rings are a very popular anytime snack and goes well with any dish. Ingredients: Onions – 500 gms, large ones Buttermilk – 500 ml Maida (Plain Flour) – 300 gms Baking Powder – 2 tsp Baking Soda – 1 tsp Oil – 500 ml Red […]

French Onion Soup
Onion, Soup

French Onion Soup

A delicious and comforting soup with onions served with toasted cheese bread on top. Ingredients: Onions – 500 gms, finely chopped Maida (Plain Flour) – 1 1/2 tblsp Vegetable Stocks – 2 litres Sugar – 1 tblsp Bread – 6 to 8 slices Cheese – 1 cup, grated Butter – […]

Potato Onion Fry
Onion, Potato, Side Dish

Potato Onion Fry

This is a simple and tasty Potato and Onion Fry often made in South India. Best served as a side dish to rice or roti. Ingredients: Potatoes – 500 gms Onions – 4 to 5, depending on size Green Chillies – 2, chopped Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 to 2 […]