May 10, 2010

Onion Lachha Salad for Tandoori Dishes

Onion Lachha Salad for Tandoori Dishes

This is a speciality from Delhi. It is easy to prepare and goes particularly well with Tandoori meat dishes and breads such as Naan / Parathas...

Recipe Credit - The food of India

Serves: 2

You will need

1 onion, finely sliced into rings
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds ) powder
1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder ( or to taste )
1/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )


Mix the onion with salt and leave in a colander or sieve to drain for 10 minutes.

Rinse under cold water, then drain and put in a bowl.

Add cumin and red chilli powder to the onion and mix well.

Arrange the tomato slices on a plate and top with a layer of cucumber, then onion lachhas ( onion rings ).

Sprinkle with the lemon juice and season with salt and black pepper powder to taste.

Serve with Tandoori meat dishes / Naan / Paratha ...

1 comment:

Magdalena said...

refreshening; and it is late night here, so i should switch my computer off instead of searching for quick and tasty recipes, like your. have good day!