Sambhar Onion is used extensively in sambhars in South Indian food preparation. Sambhar onions contain more pronounced taste than an onion however when cooked the sugars caramelize. They commonly have a more spicy taste and are generally named by their color. It contains anti-coagulant anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties
Sambhar Onion is the best treatment for acne condition. It helps to treat anemia and relieves stomach ache. It inhibits the development of cancerous cells. These are often used to prevent tooth decay and oral infections. It aids in thinning of the blood, which in turn prevents the red blood cells from forming clumps.
It is used as a base for curries, or made into a paste and eaten as a main course or as a side dish. It can be used, usually chopped or sliced, in almost every type of food, including cooked foods and fresh salads, and as a spicy garnish.