How to make Sweet and Sour Onions -

Absolutely delicious, it will leave you wondering where the sharpness of the onions has disappeared

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Small onions (छोटे प्याज़), Castor sugar

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Sweet and Sour Onions

Sweet and Sour Onions Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Sweet and Sour Onions Recipe

  • Small onions peeled 10-12

  • Castor sugar 1 cup

  • Vinegar 1/2 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion bulbs 4-5

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh curly parsley sprigs 5-7

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 5-6

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add the smaller onions. If some onions are a little big slit them without cutting through and add these too to the pan.

Step 2

Add spring onion bulbs and bay leaf and mix well. Cover and cook till the onions are lightly browned all over.

Step 3

Add tomato puree and 1 cup water and mix well. Cover and continue to cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 4

Add salt and pepper powder and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Roughly chop parsley and add to the pan and mix well. Add castor sugar and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Roughly chop coriander sprigs and add and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add raisins and mix well Add vinegar and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 20 minutes.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.