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How to chop an onion without tears: a simple lifehack

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to chop onions without tears

Slicing onions is quite a challenge, as this vegetable is very irritating to the eyes. That's why housewives often get teary-eyed while cooking with this product. But if you use one simple life hack, you can avoid this trouble.

A tip that will help you not to cry while chopping onions was published by the American edition of The Sun .

To prevent their eyes from reacting to onions, some people put cold water in their mouths and do not swallow it or chew gum. But we must admit that these methods are quite inconvenient. A much simpler way is to soak a paper towel in cold water and place it near the chopping board. This way, the towel will attract the chemicals and they will not irritate your eyes. It also helps to chop the onion evenly.

The most popular Ukrainian dish that requires a lot of grated onion is pancakes. The idea for the dish was published on the food_by_roschis Instagram page. Here, the ingredients are chopped in a blender, so you don't have to cry from the onion at all.

Ingredients:

  • potatoes
  • onion
  • egg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • hard cheese
  • garlic, dill, sour cream for serving:

Method of preparation:

1. Grind all vegetables with seasonings in a blender.

2. Fry in a frying pan on both sides.

3. Cover with cheese, sprinkle with garlic and dill.

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