Stuffed Onions

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 to 10 small onions
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - tamarind extract
  • 1 tomato (chopped into cubes)
  • 1 medium capsicum (chopped into cubes)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida

How to Make Stuffed Onions

  • Peel the onions, top and tail them, but keep the node intact. Make 2 vertical slits at the tail - at 90 degrees - almost till the bottom. Do not break the onion.
  • Mix all the dry masalas and stuff into the slits.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin and mustard seeds, let them splutter. Add the tomatoes, capsicum and tamarind water. Cook for a minute.
  • Add the onions and if needed, add some more of the masala. Add 1/2 cup water and cook on low flame till the onions are tender.
  • Serve hot with chapattis.