How To Roast Onion, Roasted Onions
by Tarla Dalal
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Onions, roasted with the peel on, has a unique flavour and texture, which is quite different from sautéed onions, perhaps because the peel protects the flavour and aroma from escaping!
This recipe shows you how to roast onions over an open flame and then peel them, for using in salads or to serve alongside meals.
It is also used in the masala for recipes like Bhindi Masala , Cauliflower Indad , Masala Paratha , Nawabi Aloo , Lauki Kofta Curry and Vaal Dalimbi .
- Pierce a fork through an unpeeled onion and roast it one at a time on a medium flame for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Once the peel has turned black or charred, remove from the flame and keep aside to cool for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Peel the outer layer and use as required.
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