Sunday, 15 January 2012

Channa dal chutney

Channa dal chutney ingredients:

1. Channa dal – ½ cup
2. Fresh coconut pieces – ¼ cup
3. Green chillies – 3 or to taste
4. Ginger – ½ inch 
5. Salt – to taste
6. Oil – 1 tsp

For seasoning:

1. Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
2. Urad dal – ¼ tsp
3. Curry leaves – 4
4. Oil – 1 tsp

Chutney preparation:

Take a pan and heat with 1 tsp of oil.

Add the channa dal, green chillies and ginger.

Fry till they turn into golden yellow colour.

Remove from heat.

Allow it to cool. 

Add the fried ingredients, coconut pieces and salt in a mixer grinder.

Grind to a fine paste.

Transfer into serving bowl.

In the same pan add 1 tsp of oil and heat. 

Add mustard seeds and urad dal.

When they start to crackle add curry leaves.

Add this to the chutney and mix well and adjust salt. 

Serve with idly, dosa, upma, etc…