Shallots (Sambar Onion or called as Small onion) roasted in oil & grinded with Red chillies, has a sweetish spicy taste, goes good with Idly / Dosa.
Servings: 4 Persons
Shallots (1cup) (or chopped Onion)
Dry Red chillies (5nos)
Tamarind (¼lemon Size)
Split Urad dal (1tsp)
Asafoetida (2 pinches)
Salt (to taste)
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, split urud dal, dry red chillies, saute, wait till mustard sputters.
Add Shallots (or onions), saute for 2-3 minute in low flame.
Remove and add to the Electric blender, along with Salt & Tamarind.
Grind to paste with less water.
Dole out Yummy Onion Chutney, goes good with Idly / Dosa / Uppma / Pongal