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Tender Sweet Onions

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This is great dish from Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It is a sweet relish made with onions (Great for meat sandwiches).


Serves: 0

  • 5 finely chopped onions
  • 6 cloves chopped garlic
  • dried chiles (a few pieces)
  • chopped curry leaves
  • ½ cup sugar
  • salt
  • chili powder
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon

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Tender Sweet Onions is a community recipe submitted by Dr_Chanelle and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat large frying pan. Add the onions and evaporize all the moisture in the onions.
  • Add oil and all the ingredients, except for sugar
  • Fry the onions till brown.
  • Add sugar and caramelize the onion till dark brown.
  • Serve as bit on the side with chicken rolls or sandwiches
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