masala onion salad recipe, masala pyaaz recipe
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masala onion salad

spicy onions in a mix of lemon juice, spice powders and salt.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 1
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 medium onion or 50 grams onions or ⅓ cup sliced onions
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon chaat masala
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder) - optional
  • black salt or rock salt or regular salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves (pudina patta)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)


  • peel and rinse 1 medium sized onion. thinly slice them in to rounds or you can halve them and then slice. take them in a small mixing bowl.
  • add all the spice powders, lemon juice, salt. mix well.
  • lastly add 1 tsp each of chopped mint and coriander leaves. you can also just add either mint or coriander, if you do not have both.
  • mix very well. check the seasonings and add more of the spices, lemon juice, salt if required.
  • serve masala onion salad with your meals.


- use onion which is not very pungent.
- spices & lemon juice can be adjusted as per your taste.
- recipe can be doubled or tripled.