Monday, September 2, 2013

Milagai Chutney Recipe - Easy Chilli Onion Chutney

Red Chilli Onion Chutney
I learnt this milagai chutney / poondu milagai chutney from my cousin.This is a very simple and easy chutney recipe that can be made in flat 10mins sure helpful during the busy hours.This is a great sidedish for idli dosa or even chapathi....but I love it best with soft idlis.

I got this bucket few months ago and was waiting to use it for the clicks...and finally did.I always wanted light blue props and finally found one of my choice....:)
Milagai Chutney Recipe

Red Chilli Onion Chutney Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 5 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Big Onion - 2 medium sized chopped lengthwise
Red Chillies - 4
Garlic - 3 halved
Tamarind -1 tsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Method:

  1. Soak red chillies in water, Meanwhile chop the onions lengthwise,,Set aside. First grind red chillies along with garlic and little water to a coarse paste.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step1
  2. Then add onions along with tamarind and grind it a semi fine paste. Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds let it splutter.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step2
  3. Then add the chilli onion paste,required salt and saute well till raw smell leaves.
    How to make milagai chutney - Step3
Transfer to serving dish and serve with hot idlis.
Red Chilli Onion Chutney

My Notes:

  • Use gingelly oil(nallenai) generously while serving.
  • If you feel 4 red chillies is more for you then reduce to 3 but this is needed to compensate the slight sweetness let out by onions.
  • The chutney becomes thick more like a thokku after sauteing...make sure you add little water to make it chutney consistency before serving.
  • This keeps well for a day in room temperature and 3 days when refrigerated so its sure ideal for travel.
Poondu Milagai Chutney Recipe

26 comments:

  1. Very simple recipe. . whew should we use tamarind here?

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    1. Add it along with onions and grind it

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    2. hahaha...Sharmilee forgot to let us know where to use tamarind,
      but never mind you are anyways a star, helped me alot to get a toned body with your oats recipes:-)

      Thanks alot

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    3. I have mentioned already in the method, please check step 2 first pic....

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  2. Excellent looking and colorful looking chutney.
    Deepa

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  3. Cute bucket.... yummy and simple chutney.,,,

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  4. I want that cute bucket, love this chutney very much.

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  5. I too make the same. Lovely cliks as always :)

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  6. I do this the other way around. Saute onions and red chillies. Then cool and grind it :) Don't use garlic or tamarind though. Will try with that next time.

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  7. I have that same bucket ;) looks so cute and chutney is simply a relish

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  8. Very simple chutney recipe..super clicks and i love those buckets..where did u get that??

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  9. love this chutney , taste's gr8 with hot idli's :)

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  10. Quick chutney. Love the bucket. Where did you get it ?

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  11. Thank you everyone...I got it in @Home

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  12. It is my fav erra mirram(as we call it in telugu :-)). I have in my drafts... it tastes good with small onion.

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  13. Loved the bowl and the chutney looks yummy.

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  14. Sounds very simple. will try for my adai tonight

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  15. I like this chutney very much

    plz give more more neg gravies and fries

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  16. my kids fav ,instead of using big onion use shallots it will taste heavenly.

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  17. Tried this recipe today came out very well... love it...

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