Masala Onions


Hello and welcome to my corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a very spicy, crunchy and yummy recipe called Masala Onions. It is basically blanched onions shallow fried in aromatic masalas which can serve as a creative alternative to pickles. It is prepared instantly and I hope you will like it. So let’s start with it—


  1. Onions-4
  2. Salt-According to taste
  3. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  5. Coriander-Powder-1 tsp
  6. White Vinegar-1 tsp
  7. Chat Masala-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp
  10. Pickle Masala-1 tsp
  11. Fennel Seed Powder-1 tsp
  12. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp


Step 1

DSC02764_20180911232841512.jpgWash, scrape and blanch the onions for two minutes in water mixed with vinegar and salt. Make vertical or horizontal cuts on the onions before blanching them.

Step 2

Take all the masalas in a bowl and mix vegetable oil in it.

Step 3

Now wipe the onions and fill the slits with the above-made masala. Heat a thick-bottomed pan and shallow fry these onions in it till browned.

DSC02758_20180911233131813.jpgOur Masala Onions are done. Serve them with steamed rice, dal, potato fries, poppadums, and sesame peanut chutney. It is a spicy, crunchy, and tasty accompaniment to your lunch or dinner platters. It is a good alternative to pickles but should be spiced well enough.

Note point:-The dish must necessarily be more tangy, spicy and chatpata and if you don’t have pickles in your kitchen these onions will just very well fit in. Cut the masala onions into pieces before serving. You can alternately roast these onions.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy, cooking, happy living!!!




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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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