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Indian Onion Dipping Sauce

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"We had this at a local Indian restaurant and tried to replicate it. We all love this version to dip our naan and samosas and rarely is there any sauce left."
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2 h 10 m servings 11
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place onion in a food processor and pulse until onion is minced. Add lemon juice, ketchup, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and sugar and pulse until evenly combined. Transfer sauce to an airtight container and refrigerate until flavors combine, 2 to 3 hours.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • If you don't have a food processor, you can mince the onion and stir all the ingredients together.
  • It will last a week in fridge or you can freeze and defrost to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 11 calories; 0.1 2.7 0.3 0 123 Full nutrition

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I made this and added greek yogurt to it to thicken it up. I would like to make it again but cook the onions a bit to tame the sharp flavour. Oh and adding a bit of dill to the top was a great a...

I wanted something just a little different and this was it! I did add extra heat to it and it was just the right touch. Amazing with chicken wings!! Poured over rice and with spring rolls. Will...

I made this an another very similar recipe on the same night. I preferred this one better but I did like the flavor the chili powder added to the other recipe so I added some here too. I'm not s...

I made this per recipe and it was not good. It tastes like spicy onion. It also lacks any classic Indian flavor. I thought I could improve it somehow but the onion base is just overpowering and ...