Onion Chutney Recipe

Onion chutney or red onion Chutney is the simplest type of chutney recipe available to us. It is spicy in nature and raw onions are used to make it. Try the given below authentic recipe of Onion chutney in Indian way.

Ingredients for Onion Chutney:

2 medium size Onions, chopped (Red onion or normal)
8-10 flakes Garlic (Lahsun)
2 table-spoon chana dal (Bhunji chana dal)
1 table-spoon ginger, grated (adrak)
3-4 whole Red Chillies, stem removed
1/2 t-spoon mustard seeds (Rai ka dana)
8-10 curry leaves (Kadhi patta)
1 table-spoon tamarind pulp (Imli ka guda) (Optional)
2 table-spoon cooking oil
Salt to taste


How to make Onion Chutney:

  • Take a medium size pan and heat 1 table-spoon oil in it. After a minute add whole red chillies, garlic, chana dal and chopped onions. Fry on medium heat till onion gets light brown. Turn off the heat.
  • Now, grind this fried onion mixture with ginger, tamarind and salt to form a smooth paste.
  • Take a small frying pan and heat 1 table-spoon oil in it, add mustard and curry leaves to it, when mustard starts splutter, turn off the heat and pour this mixture to grinned onion chutney.
  • Onion chutney is ready to eat. You can serve onion chutney with any type of food you like.