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Tandoori Onion Salad
From: Sandi (From CA)

Serve as a relish with naan, papadam, and other Indian breads or with tandoori dishes.

5 -6 cups

  • 3 red onions
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 3 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 red chili pepper or green chili pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Thinly slice 3 red or sweet onions, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon kosher salt, and drain in a colander for 1 hour. Rinse and pat dry.

Dissolve 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar into the juice of 1 lemon and a little hot water and mix with the onions.

Add 3 thinly sliced tomatoes, 1 thinly sliced green pepper, 1 thinly sliced green or red chile, 1 tablespoon grated ginger, 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, and salt to taste.