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.

Small Onions (Sambar Onions)
Onion, Sambar

Small Onion Kuzhambu

Ingredients: Small Onions (Sambar Onions) – 1 cup, finely chopped Tamarind Extract – 1 cup Green Chillies – 2, chopped Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp Jaggery – little (optional) Oil – 1 tblsp Salt as per taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a pan over medium flame. 2. Saute the […]

Pickled Onion and Cucumber Salad
Cucumber, Onion, Salad

Pickled Onion and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: Onions – 2, finely sliced into rings Cucumber – 2, medium or 1 large, halved, deseeded, diced Vinegar – 100 ml Sugar – 50 gms Method: 1. Heat a cup of water in a pan. 2. Add sugar and vinegar. 3. Bring to a boil. 4. Transfer the onions […]

Garlic and Onion Pizza
Onion, Pizza

Garlic and Onion Pizza

Ingredients: Thin Pizza Base – 1 Garlic – 2 cloves, minced Basil Leaves – handful, chopped Mayonnaise – 4 tblsp Onions – 1/4 cup, chopped Parmesan Cheese – 1/4 cup, grated Tomato Ketchup to serve Method: 1. Combine the garlic, basil, mayo, onions and cheese in a bowl. 2. Spread […]

Orange and Red Onion Salad
Middle Eastern, Onion, Salad

Orange and Red Onion Salad

A refreshing and classic Middle Eastern salad. Ingredients: Oranges – 3 to 4, sliced, juices reserved Red Onions – 2, medium, sliced Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tblsp Black Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp Mint Leaves – 2 tsp + extra for garnish Olive Oil – 3 tblsp Salt as per […]