Milagai Chutney Recipe - Easy Chilli Onion Chutney

Red Chilli Onion Chutney
I learnt this milagai chutney / poondu milagai chutney from my cousin.This is a very simple and easy chutney recipe that can be made in flat 10mins sure helpful during the busy hours.This is a great sidedish for idli dosa or even chapathi....but I love it best with soft idlis.

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Milagai Chutney Recipe

Red Chilli Onion Chutney Recipe - Ingredients

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

Big Onion - 2 medium sized chopped lengthwise
Red Chillies - 4
Garlic - 3 halved
Tamarind -1 tsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp


  1. Soak red chillies in water, Meanwhile chop the onions lengthwise,,Set aside. First grind red chillies along with garlic and little water to a coarse paste.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step1
  2. Then add onions along with tamarind and grind it a semi fine paste. Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds let it splutter.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step2
  3. Then add the chilli onion paste,required salt and saute well till raw smell leaves.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step3
Transfer to serving dish and serve with hot idlis.
Red Chilli Onion Chutney

My Notes:

Poondu Milagai Chutney Recipe

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