Masala Pyaaz

Masala Pyaaz

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Masala Pyaaz is a flavorsome, chatpata and refreshing condiment that can be served with any of the meals. You can even call it Masala Onion Salad or laccha pyaaz.

Masala Pyaaz is ready

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Masala pyaaz is onion rings mixed with spices and salt will add a zest to your complete meal.

This is a no cooking recipe.

How to make Masala Pyaaz?

Just peel onion and chop it in circular rings. Add spices to it and salt. And it’s ready to be served.

The pungentness of the onion is toned down by soaking them into water for sometime. Also, adjust the spiciness as per your choice.

Why this recipe?

  1. Quick + Easy
  2. Healthy
  3. Adds spiciness to the meal


Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: N/A

Overall Time: 15 minutes

Serving: 2 people


-1 large/2 medium sized onion, sliced in circular rings

-2 tbsp of red chilly powder

-1 tbsp of cumin powder

-Salt as per taste

-2 tbsp of lemon juice

-1/2 tbsp of black pepper powder (optional)

-1/2 tbsp of chaat masala(optional)

-1/2 tbsp of coriander leaves, finely chopped

1. Peel the onion. I get onion of this size here. (Haha!)

Peel Onion

2. Slice the onion thinly in circular rings.

Slice onion for masala pyaaz

3.Separate the onion rings.

Separate onion rings

4.Soak onion rings in water for 12 minutes.

Soak rings in water

5.After 12 minutes, drain the water. If onion rings are still a little wet then dry them using paper towel and transfer to mixing bowl.

drain water dry onion and place in bowl

6.Add red chilly powder, cumin powder, salt to the bowl.

Add spices

7.Squeeze lemon.

Squeeze lemon

8.Mix with hands such that onion rings get coated well with masala. Garnish with chopped coriander.

Coat onion with spices

Your Masala Pyaaz are ready to be served.

Masala Pyaaz


1.Adjust spiciness as per your taste.

2.You can add mint leaves as well to the masala pyaaz.

3.Make sure you soak onion in water as it will reduce strong taste of the onion.

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