Onion Chutney Recipe - Vengaya Chutney for Idli Dosa

Onion Chutney Recipe
Onion Chutney and Garlic chutney are my fav and can live with it for days together. This is another no tomato no coconut chutney and I love it with hot soft idlis or with onion uthapam. Amma makes another version of onion chutney which is more thokku kind,will post that too later.
Vengaya Chutney Recipe

Onion Chutney Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Small Onion(Shallots) - 1 cup
Red Chillies - 4
Tamarind - 1 tsp
Salt - taste
Gingelly / Cooking Oil - 2 tsp

To temper:

Gingelly / Cooking Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 3/4 tsp
Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 small sprig
Hing - 1/4 tsp(optional)


  1. Peel of the skin from the onions, keep all you ingredients ready.In a kadai heat oil and add the onion, fry till golden brown then add red chillies and tamarind and fry for 3mins.Onion Chutney Recipe - Step1
  2. Cool down , add required salt and grind it to a fine paste. Heat oil in a kadai - add the items listed under 'to temper' and transfer it to the chutney.Onion Chutney Recipe - Step2
Serve with hot soft idlis / dosas!
Onion Chutney Recipe

My Notes:

Vengaya Chutney Recipe

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