Oct 2, 2015

Pyaz Ka Salan Recipe - Baby Onion Salan Recipe

My Mirchi ka Salan is such a family favourite, so i use the same salan base and add different vegetables in them and make different salan recipe. This is my third recipe, pyaz ka salan. Delicious and yummy recipe.

Similar Recipes,
Hyderabadi Tomato Ka Salan
Mirchi Ka Salan
Hyderabadi Dal

This is made with small baby onion, it gives nice flavour and taste to the whole salan. The main thing about any salan is you have to cook till oil floats on top. It makes it look more appealing and tasty.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves : 5 to 6


Oil - 5 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 inch stick
Curry leaves - a sprig
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 20 peeled and left whole
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera podi - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar / Jaggery to taste
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size

For Roasting & Grinding:
Peanuts - 1.5 tblspn
Sesame Seeds - 1.5 tblspn
Coconut - 2 tblspn grated


Start by dry roasting peanuts till it changes colour, add in sesame seeds and coconut and roast for few more mins. Take this in a blender and make it into a fine puree.

Now in the same oil, add in all whole spices, curry leaves and saute for a min.

Add in the peeled shallots and cook for couple of mins.

Add in all spice powders and mix well.

Add in the ground masala, water, tamarind, salt and jaggery. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer for 20 mins, till oil separates.



Start by dry roasting peanuts

once it start to turn darker

add in sesame seeds, i used a mix of white and black

add in some coconut

roast them for few minutes

remove it to a plate

now take this in a blender

make it into a smooth puree
Heat oil in a pan and add in all seasoning stuffs

Add in peeled shallots, You have to leave it whole

Saute for a food 2 mins

Add in all spice powders
Mix well
Pour in water

Mix well..

Add in the pureed masala

Add in tamarind pulp

Mix well

Add in salt

Add in some jaggery

Cover and simmer

You have to cook till oil separates from the mix



  1. Do u have any bakery at nagercoil

  2. colourfull , yummy,deli deli delicious dish..........ll sure try.......

  3. Peel the shallots skin completley before using them for cooking

  4. is this suitable for chapatti, parotta

  5. Chillies are mentioned in the method but not in the ingredients nor in the pictorial. Are they fresh green chillies or dried ones?

    1. that is a typo. no need for chillies


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