ONION GRAVY (No Tomatoes)

Chapathi chapathi chapathi... In my home minimum 3-4 days this chapathi will attend... So have to prepare different side dish... My dad loves chapathi so we prepare quite often... This onion gravy is very tasty and delicious one... you too try this and tell me...


Oil - 3 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Musturd seeds - 1 tsp
Dry red chillies - 4
Garlic - 10 pods crushed
Green chillies - 2
Curry leaves - 1 stick
Onion - 4 chopped length wise
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Sambhar powder - 1 tsp
Bengal gram flour - 2 tsp
Water - 1 cup to mix with gram flour


  • Heat oil in a pan and all seasoning items wait it for splutter.

  • Now add crushed garlic followed by green chillies and curry leaves fry for few minutes.

  • Add chopped onion fry well with salt and turmeric powder till it transparency comes.

  • Next add 1 tsp of sambhar powder and fry for few minutes.

  • Now add water to gram flour and mix well without any lumps and pour this mixture into the masala and mix well.

  • Wait for boiling to cook well and keep low flame for 5 minutes and switch off flame garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Now serve hot with Chapathi/Poori...

Try this with Chapathi/Poori...


  1. Such a delicious & quick gravy!!! Yes...perfect for chapathis...esp for dinner....Thx for dropping by my space.. :) Happy to follow u too...:)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. Thick and delicious gravy..easy to prepare..

  3. That's very yummy...perfect with chappatis or puris

  4. wow.. this is such a delicious. nice one

  5. Simple and delicious gravy. Perfect for chappathis..

    Divya's Culinary Journey

  6. Hi Viji ,

    Onion gravy Looks Delicious!!!

    Nice presentation :)

    Keep on Dear...www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

  7. First time here. Love ur blog. Nice recipe collections.. My MIL had told me abt this. will try this .. Keep rocking :)

  8. mice gravy....looks delicious :)

  9. wonderful recipe, nice and simple and definitely delicious.. love the step-wise-clicks

  10. Heard of this gram flour chutney..but never tried it..thanks for the clear tutorial!

  11. Excellent side dish for pooris..well done.


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