Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Onions - 3 large, coarsely chopped
Garlic flakes - 2
Red Chillies - 6
Tamarind paste - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
1. Heat oil in a pan, add onions and garlic. Break the red chillies into halves and add to the oil and shallow fry them stirring occasionally until the onions soften and turn into golden brown.
2. Wait for the onion-garlic-chillies mixture to cool before grinding them
3. Once they are at room temperature or just slightly warm, grind them together in a mixer or blender with the tamarind paste and salt.
Serve as a side dish or use in the masala dosa.