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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Fried Onion Curry - Easy Side dish for chapathi,Roti,Poori - Onion Curry

Fried Onion Curry is an Easy & Quick Side dish made with Sauted Onions & tomatoes spiced with Green chillies & chilli Powder. It Goes well with Chapathi,Roti,idli,dosa & curd Rice.you can pack for travels too. if you have plan to pack for tours, add some more oil.so its shelf life will be increased.

Fried  Onion Curry

 Prep Time :  10   min.  
Cook Time : 10 - 12   minutes.
Recipe Category:Side Dish
Recipe Cusine:  Indian


Onions - 4.
Tomatoes - 2.
Green Chillies - 4.
Ginger - 1 inch.
Garlic - 2. 
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp.
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Salt - to taste.

To Temper

Oil - to fry.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Chana dal - 1 tsp.
Urad dal - 1 tsp.
Curry leaves - 1 Sprig.
hing - a Generous Pinch.


  • Remove the skin of Garlic & mash it slightly.
  • Cut the onions lengthwise.
  • Cut the tomatoes,Ginger  & chillies.


  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds when it splutters, add cumin seeds.
  • When it sizzles add chana dal, Urad dal, Green Chillies,Ginger  Garlic & Curry leaves.
  • When dal turns Golden brown, add chopped Onions.
  • Saute  the Onions till it turns Golden Brown.

  • Then add tomatoes,Chilli Powder,turmeric Powder & Salt.
  • Saute till tomatoes turns Mushy. 

  • Now Fried Onion Curry is Ready to serve.

  • you can add 1/4 tsp of Garam Masala for Extra flavour.
  • you can add 1/4 tsp of fennel seeds while adding Cumin seeds.
  • To increase its shelf life, add more oil.Then you can pack for travel also.
  • Instead of Green Chillies, you can add Chilli Powder alone. I have added both for different taste.