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Onion Salad, Spicy

Pyaz Salad, Chatpata

Mamta Gupta

This is a simple summer salad, easy to put together. Serves 4-6


  • 2 red onions, peeled and chopped/shredded

  • 2 green chillies, chopped (adjust amount to taste)

  • 1 tbs. finely chopped green coriander leaves or mint leaves (optional)

  • 1/4 tsp. chilli powder

  • 1/2 cup wine or cider vinegar (any good vinegar will do)

  • 1 tsp. tomato puree

  • 1 tsp. salt, adjust to taste

  • 1 tsp caster/ground sugar

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, dry roasted and coarsely ground (optional)


  1. Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix. Place in a bowl, cover with cling film and chill for a couple of hours.

  2. Also see Salad Selection.


  • You can also add 1 deseeded and chopped tomato or 1/2 a cup of chopped ahite radish or mooli.

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