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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Onion Thokku


  • Pearl Onions - 500gms

  • Sesame oil - 1/2 cup

  • Tamarind paste - 1 tsp

  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp

  • Salt to taste

  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

  • Hing - Pinch

  • Curry leaves - 1/2 string

Preparation Method:

  • Remove the outer cover from the pearl onions

  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan, saute it for about 10 min

  • Once the raw smell leaves, remove it from heat, cool it and grind it

  • Heat the remaining oil in the pan, once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves for tadka.

  • Now add the grounded paste of pearl onion

  • Saute them well, till all the water evaporates from it

  • The mixture should be dark brown and the oil should separate from it

  • Now add the tamarind paste,chillipowder and salt to taste

  • Saute it well, till the raw smell goes off

  • At any point of time, do not close the Pan while preparing this dish

  • Keep the flame in medium

Enjoy it with Idli or curd rice

1 comment:

Malathi said...

Onion thokku is a real blessing if stored in the fridge and is a time saver most of the time.Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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