Medium 20 min

Cirio Blooming onion dipping sauce

Enjoy Cirio Polpa diced tomatoes as the perfect dipping sauce for fresh fried blooming onions! Cirio Polpa is made with fresh Italian tomatoes, pre diced, making it convenient for everyday use! Bring an authentic Italian taste to all your recipes using Cirio and check out the recipe below!

Products used for this recipe


Tomato dipping sauce
1 tbs olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
400g @ciriocuoreitaliano Polpa diced tomatoes
½ tsp cumin seeds

2 large onions, peeled
200ml milk
150g plain flour
½ tsp cumin seeds
Veg oil for frying


Fresh coriander leaves chopped (optional)
To make the sauce fry the garlic for a minute, add Cirio Polpa and cumin and stir through. Simmer for 5 minutes and season as desired.

Mix cumin and flour together in a large bowl. For the onions, place between 2 wooden spoons with the root at the bottom. Cut through to the root keeping it attached, making 12 cuts from the top to the bottom. Gently pull apart, dip in the milk, then the cumin flour and fry in hot oil for 6 to 8 minutes and drain.

To serve, spoon the sauce onto plates, sprinkle coriander onto onions, pull apart, dip and enjoy!
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