Pickled Onions - Indian Home Style

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is one of the simplest side salads to accompany an Indian meal. It is made fresh almost everyday in every Indian home. It can be used as a garnish on many Indian curries, specially spicy chat foods. All amounts are approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and shred onion into thin slivers.
  2. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Serve on the same day.


Most Helpful

I have a similar recipe from Madhur Jaffrey; minus the coriander and green chilis and I used fresh lemon juice. These are delicious. They are best if allowed to marinate for at least an hour before serving. They can be kept in the frig for a few days.

red spice April 15, 2007

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