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Vengaya Chutney Recipe | Side Dish Recipes

By Ranjani Raj @ranjaniskitchen

Vengaya chutney recipe / onion tamarind chutney – spicy tanginess filled chutney to make as a wonderful side dish for idli or dosa. The best part I love this chutney is , it has a shelf period for one week if refrigerated. I used to make a batch on weekends. So it will come as handy whenever we out of time to make a side dish for idli dosa. I already posted onion chutney, a method slightly differ from this vengaya chutney recipe.


How to make vengaya chutney recipe:

  1. Peel shallots(small onions), wash and grind with red chilies and tamarind to a smooth consistency.
  2. preparation-of-vengaya-chutney
    Add salt while grinding or seasoning.
  3. preparation-of-onion-chutney
    To season, heat a kadai, add oil, once heated, add mustard and urad dal. After the urad dal turns light brown, add curry leaves and ground chutney.
  4. steps-to-make-onion-chutney
    Cook in medium low flame till oil floats on top.



  1. Adjust red chilies depend on your need of spiciness.
  2. Add salt according to your taste.
  3. Use of gingelly oil makes this chutney tasty and healthy.
  4. You can store this chutney for one week by refrigerating.


You might like these chutney recipes also:

  1. Coconut Chutney (with red chili and Tamarind)
  2. Coriander Chutney
  3. Tomato Chutney(Green Chili Version)
  4. Peanut Chutney
  5. Kara Chutney
  6. Coconut Chutney
  7. Tomato chutney(Red chili version)
  8. Brinjal Kothsu
  9. Groundnut Chutney

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