Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Thursday, June 20, 2013

Chinna Vengaya Chutney - ulli chammanthi - Onion(With Pearl onions) Chutney

Pearl onion chutney(Ulli chammanthi) is a good side dish for idli Dosa and Appam.shallots are Fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, good source of vitamin C.Pearl onion are used as a remedy for infections (especially chest problems), digestive disorders, and fungal infections.

ulli chammanthi


pearl onion/shallots - 20.
garlic -3.
coconut - 2  tbsp.
urad dal - 1/2 tsp.
red chillies - 4.
tamarind - gems size.


Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.


  • Saute urad dal and red chillies in a kadai for few seconds, till dals turns golden brown. 
  • In a same kadai, heat the oil, add pearl onions,garlic saute well, till it turns golden brown, then add coconut,mix well and switch off the flame, coconut gets cooked in heat of the kadai. Add tamarind piece to it. Then allow it to cool.
  • Grind everything into a fine  paste with little water and needed salt.
  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters pour it over  chutney. This goes very well idli,dosa,appam and paniyaram.

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