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Onion Stuffed

Preethi Prasad
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Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Onion Stuffed RECIPE

Onions are widely consumed in our daily diet. It is one of the most vital ingredient in our cooking. Well there are many recipes without onions. All onion lovers will just love it. It is worth a try and I bet it will be a regular feature on your list. Did you know that onions are high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, and with only 45 calories per serving, add abundant flavor to a wide variety of food. Onions are sodium, fat, cholesterol free and provide a number of other key nutrients. Well I wanted to cook something different, yummy, healthy and easy too. So thought of experimenting again. I have tried with a very basic masala stuffing. We can stuff scrambled paneer/eggs, bread crumbs, brown rice and minced meat. There are plenty of options.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Fusion
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 2 medium sized onions, peeled
  2. 1 tsp garam masala
  3. 2 tsp peanuts, roasted and powdered
  4. ĵ tsp mango powder/amchur masala
  5. 1 tsp jeera for seasoning
  6. 1/4 tsp red chilli powder (optional)
  7. fresh coriander, chopped
  8. salt to taste


  1. There are 2 Methods: Peel the onions. Scoop the centre out. Mix all the dry masalas. Stuff the onions with this masala.
  2. First Method: Heat a pan. Add a tsp of oil, add ½ tsp jeera. Add the stuffed onions and roast all the sides well. It will take 20 to 25 minutes to cook. Please ensure it is a little crunchy and not too soft. Garnish with chopped coriander.
  3. Second Method: Grease a microwave safe bowl. Place the stuffed onions in the greased bowl. Microwave on high (800 w) for 2 minutes. Add the extra masala if any and microwave for 1 more minute. The stuffed onions are ready.
  4. Stuffed onions go well with rice. I can just eat it without rice or rotis.

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Rewa Chadha
Rewa Chadha   Apr-16-2018

You can replace peanuts with roasted gramflour. It tastes yumm and gives a feeling of having pyaaz ka pakora. I prepare this in this way. Haven't tried in microwave, but now will do so.

Sonal sons
Sonal sons   Nov-24-2016

Very nice ....never heard of this version...will try it definitely

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