Onion Chutney (wet)

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Onion has a unique aroma and tastes different when consumed raw and when added to the masala where it is typically fried in oil, it tastes heavenly. Other than their typical use in dishes, they are even consumed as the sole side-dish/combination with Jwari Roti and regular Roti. But this recipe is about onions in side-dish in the form of Wet chutney. In fact this post will be yet another in my series of posts on Wet Chutney. Onion chutney tastes so yummy that we keep licking our fingers even after we empty the plate. The procedure is simple and is worth a shot.

[ As an aside you might be interested in medicinal properties of onion ]

What you need to have:

1. Fresh grated coconut – 1/2 cup

2. Green chili –  2

3. Ginger – 1/2″ piece

4. Coriander leaves a handful

5. Curry leaves 1-2 strings

6. Onion – 1 medium sized

7. Tamarind a little

Ingredients of Onion wet chutney

What you do with what you have:

1.Grate coconut and keep it aside

2.Wash green chili, Coriander leaves, curry leaves, pealed onion and cut them.

3. Mix all the ingredients from step 1 and 2 and also add tamarind and salt to it.

4. Transfer all the above ingredients into the mixi/blender bowl adding sufficient water to it and grind it to a medium coarse consistency.

Serve it with vegetable cutlet/Dhokla or any of your favorite dishes.

In the picture shown below, chutney is seasoned with mustard, red chili and curry leaves.

Ready to serve onion wet chutney

How long it takes: 15 minutes


2 thoughts on “Onion Chutney (wet)

    sudha said:
    June 1, 2010 at 7:42 pm

    nice chutney……instead of onion we use 2 cloves of garlic fried in 1tsp oil and rest all same….
    Thank you so much…..

      prathibalrao responded:
      June 1, 2010 at 10:17 pm

      Hi Sudha,

      We also prepare chutney adding a few garlic pods fried in oil , but never add onion to it. I should try your version of the chutney. Thanx.

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