Vinegar Onion
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Vinegar Onion (Sirke Wale Pyaaz)

Who might have missed vinegar onion served alongside your meal in a restaurant, especially, common in northern India. Well, you can prepare ‘sirke wala pyaaz’ quite easily at home without having to wait for a restaurant outing.

Its needless to emphasize on the health benefits of consuming raw onions. Rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, flavonoids and antioxidant properties, onions help in improving our immune system, lower risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol levels, boost bone density, improves digestion, heal infections, reduces inflammation and fights bacteria.

For preparing sirke wala pyaaz, you will need small onions or shallots- more better if you can get sambar onions (button onions). Now, peel and wash the onions. You can take 30-40 small onions or as per your desired quantity. Dip the onions in a bowl filled with vinegar. Cover the bowl and leave it for a minimum of 6 hours (maximum can be 24 hours).

Your sirke wala pyaaz is ready to be served. You can store the onions in the refrigerator for later use. However, its better not to store or use it after 2 days.

Vinegar Onion

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