Sirke wala Pyaaz Recipe with step by step pictures
What is Sirke Wala Pyaaz?
When small red onions are given some awesome flavors and a gorgeous color, they become sirke wala pyaaz or vinegar onion. Sirke wala pyaaz is one of the most favorite or most ordered or served salads in India. It is often served complimentary at the restaurants. And is relished with all the dishes. However it is pretty simple to prepare vinegar onion at home and I always have some in my refrigerator, it peps up my dinner table :).
Let’s talk about the ingredients for Sirke Wala Pyaaz
Small onions/shallots are needed for sirke wala pyaaz. You can quarter the regular onions and use them but they tend to lose the crunch very soon. Therefore prefer to use small onions. The recipe seems to be simple and minimal but it is more than just the combination of onions and vinegar. A number of spices have also been used.
Sirke wala pyaaz recipe
|Preparation time||5 minutes|
|Cooking time||10 minutes|
|Total time||15 minutes|
|Serves/Makes||30 small onions|
- 30-40 shallots (small red onions)
- 1 cup of water
- 1/4 cup vinegar (white vinegar/apple cider vinegar)
- 1 small beetroot cut into cubes
- 2 tsp salt or to taste
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick (dalchini)
- 2 black cardamoms (badi elaichi)
- 4-5 green cardamoms (chhoti elaichi)
- 6-7 cloves (laung)
How to make Vinegar Onion
Take 30-40 peeled and washed onions.
Make cuts in the onions. Keep aside.
Boil 1 cup water.
Add salt to taste, 2 tsp sugar, 1 small cubed beetroot, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 black cardamoms, 4 green cardamoms and 6-7 cloves.
Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Strain the water and let it cool.
Meanwhile, add 1/4 cup vinegar to the onions.
Add the strained water to onions.
Leave it for 24 hours.
After 24 hours it’s ready to be served.
- You can even follow this recipe for chilies.
- To maintain its crunch keep it refrigerated.
- The vinegar water can be reused once or twice.
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