Seeni Sambol is a famous delicious side dish in Sri lanka goes good with Aapam, Idiyappam and Dosa.
You will need
1 lb red onions, sliced finely
1/4 lb maldive fish pieces (Maasi)
3-4 tbsp chilli powder
a sprig of curry leaves
Rampe, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
5 tbsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp tamarind pulp
2 tbsp sugar
Salt to taste
Mix the first eight ingredients together. Heat a pan with oil. Add the onion mixture. Fry till caramelized.
Next add the tamarind pulp, sugar and salt to taste.
Cook for a few minutes.