This is a traditional Sindhi Onion Pickle Recipe also called the “Pyaaz Ka Achaar” or “BASAR JI KHATAIRN” or “Sandhyal Bassar” in Sindhi. I learnt it from my Mother-In-Law. The best part is that we do not have to use vinegar (Sirka) & is completely oil free.
Onion is a one of the best things nature gave us. One medium-sized onion has approximately only 44 calories. Onions are packed with the most powerful antioxidant i.e. Vitamin C. They are rich source of Vitamin B, including folate (B9) and pyridoxine (B6), which enhances in metabolism, red blood cell production and increases nerve function. They are a rich source of potassium, a mineral we all lack, specially the western world, due to the current life style. It has cancer fighting compounds, helps control fasting blood sugar level, increases bone density, boosts digestive system, has antibacterial properties and can effectively fight E. Coli (Escherichia coli). For places with extreme heat like the desert areas, consuming onion will save you from the extreme effects of heat strokes. The benefits are countless but let us begin with the Recipe.
This quick and easy onion pickle recipe is made with white onions only. Remember you should not use the red onions for this recipe. It goes well as an add-on with breakfast, lunch & dinner. Once ready-make sure you store it in your fridge. Serve chilled. For breakfasts during summers, it the best thing to eat with parontha & lassi (buttermilk).
It is also served with serve with Chole Bhatura, Vegetable Subz Biryani, Gosht Biryani, Jaipuri Chicken Curry, Dal Tadka, Shikampuri Kebab, Chapli Kebab, Pathar Kebab, Tender Shami Kebab, Kakori Kebab, Galouti Kebab, Crispy Chicken Kebab, Fish Fingers or the famous Makhmali Chicken Kebab.
So, without further delay, let us begin.