Nutritional value of Pearl onion :
Onions are low in calorie and high in energy. Research shows that eating half an onion a day increases the "good kind" of cholesterol, increases circulation, prevents blood clot and lower blood pressure. onion offers an excellent source vitamin A, vitamin c, potassium, magnesium, calcium and fiber. Onion contain no fat and no cholesterol.
Pearl onion will give good flavor for food. Whenever I make dosai or Idly I will make this chutney because it very healthy and easy too. Here is the recipe......
Pearl onion - 1 cup
Tomato - 1 small
Garlic - 1 pod
Dry red chillies - 4
Hing - a pinch
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Heat oil in a pan add little urad dal, garlic,dry red chillies and onion fry till it turns light brown.
Then add hing, tomato and fry till tomato turns soft.
Grind these fried ingredients with salt and make a coarse chutney. Add water while grinding.
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal when this splutter pour this to chutney.