Lifestyle - Food | 10-18 yrs

Tasty Recipes Without Onions

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Are onions making a dent in your monthly budget? Watching the price of onions skyrocket every week, we are either forced to buy them at a higher price or cook without them. Onions are to Indian cooking like butter is to bread – we can’t do without them! They’re the hero ingredient in most of the dishes we prepare, be it sambhar, baingan bharta, pav bhaji masala or salads and they also add flavour when tempering daal or making a curry.

So, what do we do then? Well, fret no more, because we’ve got you covered! What if you can make lip-smacking, yummy food, without using onions? Yes, you heard us right! People who are allergic, or don’t prefer onions have been cooking without them for a long time, so why don’t we take a leaf out of their cookbooks?

We present to you, a whole clipbook with tasty recipes you can try, without using onions. It also covers why Ayurveda recommends avoiding onions and garlic in food, and all about Eastern India’s 5-spice mix, which is a great replacement for onions! You can now cook without any tears! How about that? Flip through this Clipbook and whip up recipes without onions in no time!      

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