Vengaya Kosu(Onion Kosu) is a perfect chettinad sidedish for Idli, dosa and even it is a great baji for chapati.  Simple, yet delicious and everyone would start loving the idlis after having this perfect combination.
Try this and let me know your comments.

Servings4 persons
Preparation Time10 minutes
Cooking Time20 minutes

Vengaya Kosu (Onion Kosu)

SaltTo Taste
Coriander LeavesTo Taste
Oil2 teaspoon

For Grinding:
Red Chilli5
Roasted gram dal2 teaspoon
Grated Coconut2 tablespoon
Fennel Seeds1/2 teaspoon
Poppy Seeds1/2 teaspoon

  • Finely chop the onions and tomatoes and keep it aside

  • Peel the potatoes and chop it into cubes and keep this aside

  • Take all the grinding ingredients in a mixer and grind it to a nice paste

  • Once the grinding ingredients are ground to a fine paste, take it into a bowl and keep it aside

  • Now take a heavy bottomed pan and add oil., when the oil is hot, add onions and saute it till it turns transparent
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and again saute it for 2 minutes
  • Finally add chopped potatoes and mix well and fry it for 2 minutes

  • Now add the ground masala and mix well and keep it in low flame and add salt and 1 cup of water
  • Allow the kosu to boil in a simmer flame for atleast 15 minutes till the potatoes and cooked completely

  • Once the potatoes are cooked and the gravy becomes thick, garnish with coriander leaves and remove from flame
  • The yummy onion kosu is ready to serve with Idlis/Chapatis

Note: We can also add masala ingredients like, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, cloves for seasoning that will add additional aroma to the kosu.

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  1. Love the way u have put pictures of every stage. Love this site. Thanks, mami.

  2. Wow... Love it...

  3. Ur pictures tempts me to do this for dinner tonight..thanks for this..

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  5. Hi Balasubramaniam Sir, Thanks for your comments. I am sorry to say that i am not selling any podi's as of now. In future if i start i will surely let you know the same. Thanks