Onion chutney in Tamil – How to make vengaya thuvayal

Written by: Kannathal chinniah

onion chutney
Onion chutney in Tamil – How to make vengaya thuvayal

Onion chutney or vengaya thuvayal is one of the famous side dish recipe for idli and dosa. You can also watch onion chutney video recipe in Tamil language below.

Tamil Video recipe


Onion – 4

Tomato – 3

Garlic – 4 cloves

Tamarind – small amla size

Asafoetida ( hing / perunkayam ) – 1/5 tsp

Urud dhal – 1 1/2 tsp ( to grind )

Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp ( to grind )

Urud dal – 1/2 tsp ( for seasoning )

Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp ( for seasoning )

Coriander leaves

Dry chilli – 2


1. Heat 2 tsp of oil, add mustard seed and urud dal ( to grind ), when urud dal starts to change colour, mustard seed starts to splutter add garlic, dry chilli, stir for 2 minutes . Then add hing, onions and saute till they turn light brown.

2. Now add tomatoes and saute till it becomes mushy. Finally add chopped coriander leaves, salt and stir for a minute. Let this onion chutney mixture cool down for room temperature.

3. Once it cools down, grind it to a fine paste. Serve this Onion chutney with dosa or idli . Try this onion podi uthappam..

Written by: Kannathal chinniah

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