Feb 13, 2013

How to Caramelize Onions?

How to Caramelize Onions?

Caramelized crispy onions are enhance the taste of biryanis, pulao , soup , haleem, dals .. and also very useful  for decoration.

Makes: ½ cup


3 tablespoon oil

2 onions (medium size), thinly sliced (separate each layer)

½ teaspoon sugar


Heat oil in a frying pan / karahi on a medium heat. Add thinly sliced onions and fry till light golden color (approximate time 10 -12 minutes).  Do not fry on high heat.

At this stage (color changes form pink to light golden and no moisture), add ½ teaspoon sugar and fry / toss on a medium to low heat for another 8 minutes / until done.  It will become crisp and golden color. Switch off the heat . Carefully remove fried onions from oil and store it in an airtight container (or when it comes normal room temperature, store it in refrigerator). Do not use remaining oil for other cooking purpose.

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