How To Cut Onions Like A Pro | Different Ways To Chop An Onion | Basic Cooking

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, August 23, 2016
  • The Bombay Chef Varun Inamdar is here to give you the first lesson on basic cooking. With the chef learn how to chop and slice onions in multiple ways. We are sure you'll start cutting onions like a pro after watching the video. So watch and learn different styles of chopping an onion only on Rajshri Food.

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    - Onion
    - A Sharp Knife
    - Cutting Board
    - Tissue Paper
    - Water

    - Place a tissue paper on the table and splash some water over it
    - Place the cutting board over the wet tissue
    - Hold the onion with the thumb on one side and rest of the fingers to the other side.
    - Cut it in between with a sharp knife
    - Slice off the root & top of-of the onion and peel the onions
    - Place onion into water
    - Wash the onions properly

    Vertical Slicing
    - Keep the cut surface facing towards the board.
    - Make fine cuts from one side to another, gradually.
    -Keep the knife moving.
    - Keep your fingers safe.
    - When you reach the end of the onion, twist it, push it down and continue slicing it.

    Horizontal Slicing
    - Turn it around and start cutting the onion from top to bottom

    - Use the tip of the knife and cut the onion from side to side
    - Now hold the onion and turn it and start cutting horizontally
    - Make even and close cuts

    - Cut onions into thick slices – somewhere around half cm thick ( for small dice ) a centimeter and half thick ( for a medium slice ) cut a half onion into 3 ( for a large slice ).
    - Turn the angle and continue slicing horizontally
    - Run your fingers through it and release all the petals

    -Take the half onion and cut it into two
    - Pick it up and release the petals

    - Place onion sideways and slice off the cap and root
    - Peel off the onion skin and wash it
    - Turn the onion sideways, give an in-cession and press it downwards
    - Thinness and thickness can be adjusted
    - You can even release the rings

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    Host: Varun Inamdar
    Director: Vaibhav Dhandha
    Editor: Ravi Varma
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  • Rohit Nongsiej
    Rohit Nongsiej  23 hours ago

    Varun!!!!!!! Your on this channel too..

  • Rakesh Kohli
    Rakesh Kohli  yesterday

    Hw many ppl listened to ur English.. honestly tell me.?.we May go to any dhaba to get knowledge n perfectly..put video as comfortable to everyone..

  • Sree Sree
    Sree Sree  yesterday

    I like the way he saying onion😂😂

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  • Quora Promotion
    Quora Promotion  3 days ago

    My friend thinks he is smart. He told me an onion is the only food that makes you cry, so I threw a coconut at his face. :D

  • cristopher wong
    cristopher wong  3 days ago

    Chinese whenever do slicing, chopping, dicing, etc: big meat cleaver chop everything

  • cristopher wong
    cristopher wong  3 days ago

    If you are making British fish sauce or onion soup, just dump them in, no cut needed

  • Warm Kitchen
    Warm Kitchen  3 days ago

    All about slicing onions 👍

  • Semi Solid
    Semi Solid  4 days ago

    O really !!!
    I never knew it was an onion first 2 mins only BACKCHODI
    Chootya 😡

  • Canadian Summer
    Canadian Summer  4 days ago

    Chopping board plus chief knife and your skill.

  • pooja 18
    pooja 18  4 days ago

    Very useful

  • Naveerocky Naveerocky

    When you washout the onions with water the main source of the onion will be removed then the use of the onion is none.

  • Devin Loveridge
    Devin Loveridge  5 days ago

    Wonderfully paced video with a multitude of techniques and explanations for the uses of each cut, why it has near 10k dislikes is beyond me

  • Homemade Recipes
    Homemade Recipes  5 days ago

    I wonder what he did with the cut onions after the video was made :0

  • Jose L Cruz
    Jose L Cruz  6 days ago

    Chopped onions for pico de Gallo oh yeah

  • Wild Beard Garage

    Do these techniques apply for all onions or do other onions react differently in cutting, I’m extremely pleased with this video how to

  • Malik Abdullah Farid

    Kindly share how to get rid of onion smell which stick on hands after cutting

  • van lhester
    van lhester  6 days ago

    wow my eye didn't react even tho my eye is so close to the sliced onion

  • ManishRaj singh Tomar

    Hmara to chaaku hi khraab h satyanash ho gya...😫😫