How to make Sweet and Sour Onions -

Small onions cooked with tomato puree and castor sugar to make this delicious dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Small Onion , Tomato Puree (टमाटर /टोमाटो प्यूरी )

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 Onion peeled 10-12

  • Tomato Puree 4-5

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley sprigs 5-7

  • Castor sugar 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 5-7

  • Raisins 1 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1/2 cup


Step 1

If the onions are big slit them into half without cutting through.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onions.

Step 3

Chop spring onion bulbs and add to the pan. Add bay leaf and mix well. Cover and cook for a couple of minutes. Remove the cover, stir the onions and cook till they are evenly brown all over.

Step 4

Add tomato puree and 1 cup water and mix well. Cover and continue to cook for 5-7 minutes. Add salt and pepper powder and mix well. Cover and cook till the onions become soft.

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 in a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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