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Piaz ka Chatni


(Indian onion chutney)

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Serve piaz ka chatni as a condiment for a variety of curries, rice dishes, breads, scrambled eggs. Onion chutney is the classic chutney served with tandoori chicken.

Makes about 2 cups


  • Onion, thinly sliced -- 2
  • Chile peppers, seeded and chopped -- 1-3
  • Tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped -- 1
  • Lemon juice -- 1-2 tablespoons
  • Paprika -- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground cumin -- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cayenne pepper (optional) -- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt -- to taste


  1. Rinse and squeeze the onions under running water for about 30 seconds.
  2. Add the rinsed onions and the remaining ingredients to a blender or food processor and pulse until well blended but still chunky. Adjust seasoning and serve.


  • If you don't have a food processor or blender, just mince the onions, peppers and tomatoes and mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl.

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