How to Chop Onion with a Vegetable Chopper

Onions are used in maximum dishes in India. There are varieties of ways to chop onions. This article will be presenting the manner in which one might chop onions using a vegetable chopper. This will make your work easier. This ensures that all chopped pieces are uniform in size and weight. Furthermore, it is non-cumbersome manner to chop the onions. It is very different from chopping onions in a traditional manner.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion

Steps

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    Take an onion.
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    Remove the root node from it.
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    Remove the shoot node from the other side of the onion.
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    Remove the outer epidermal layer of the onion.
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    Remove the outer dried layer from the onion.
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    Wash it under the running water.
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    Take a vegetable chopper.
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    Cut the onion into two pieces.
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    Place one piece of onion over the metallic frame of the vegetable chopper.
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    Close the upper cover of the chopper with little force as this would help in chopping the onion.
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    With more pressure, close the cover completely.
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    Remove the cover and see the chopped pieces.
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    Repeat the same steps as mentioned above to chop the other piece of the onion.
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    Remove the middle part of the vegetable chopper.
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    Observe the chopped pieces.
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    Remove and either store or use the chopped pieces for making gravies or curries or salads or chutneys.

Things You'll Need

  • Vegetable chopper
  • Knife

Article Info

Categories: Food Cutting Techniques