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Seeni Sambal

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

 4 cups onion (thinly sliced)
 1 tbs dried chili flakes
 ½ cup curry leaves
 2 tbs sugar
 3 tsp tamarind juice
 2 X ½ inch cinnamon
 3 cloves (coarsely ground)
 3 cardamoms (coarsely ground)
 4 x 1 inch Rampa leaves
 3 tbs vegetable oil
 Salt to taste

Heat oil over a medium flame


Sauté onion, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, curry leaves and rampa leaves until the onions turn light brown (about 5 – 7 minutes)


Stir in the chili powder, salt, tamarind juice and sugar and toss with ladle until the onion mixture is well coated


Keep frying (while stirring constantly) over a low flame until the onions turn dark brown (about 5 – 8 minutes)


Take off stove and let cool


Serve as a condiment with rice, roshi or any other staple.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8 - 10 Servings