Madras Onion Pickle


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Madras onions or shallots are used extensively in recipes throughout South India. You can use sliced onions, if you wish. You could serve this pickle with rice, spicy vegetable, curries or parathas. This pickle tastes best as soon as its prepared, but you can store it refrigerated for upto 2 weeks.

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Storage: upto 2 weeks.
Preparation Time: 3 to 4 hours.
Makes 1/2 cup.
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  1. In a bowl, combine the onions, salt, turmeric powder and lemon juice and mix well.
  2. Allow it to marinate for at least 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Drain out the excess liquid extracted by the marinated onions.
  4. Add the red marinade, chilli powder and mustard oil and mix well.
  5. Store in a sterilised glass jar, refrigerated for upto 2 weeks.
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 on 01 May 13 07:13 PM

Fab and tasty onions.
 on 15 Mar 13 02:34 PM

Madras onions at their best in a spice of turmeric, fenugreek, mustard seeds and mustard oil. The mustard and fenugreek impart a nice pungent flavor.