Chinna Vengayam Poriyal | Small onion Fry | Chinna Vengayam Vath
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Quick 5 minutes poriyal with small onions. This is great option if you are out of veggies. Small onion is good for health and this yet another tasty way to consume it.
Recipe type: Poriyal
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1
  • Chinna Vengayam - ¾ cup
  • Turmeric powder - pinch
  • Pepper cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Sugar - pinch
  • To temper:
  • Ghee - ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Split Urad dal - ¼ tsp
  • Channa dal - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  1. Heat Ghee in the pan, once when it is hot add all the ingredients under “to temper” and let it splutter
  2. Add curry leaves and Onion. Sauté once in a while and cook for a minute
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well cook until the onions are done
  4. Switch off the stove and add coconut
1. Coconut oil can be used instead of ghee
2. Green chilli/red chili can be used instead of pepper - cumin powder
3. Adjust the pepper cumin powder according to your taste
4. Curry can be made with regular onions too but taste may slightly differ
5. 1 tsp Curd/sourcream can be added towards the end for extra flavour
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at