Saturday, 28 January 2012

Katti Palak Chutney

Katti Palak / Green Sorrel Leaves / Chukka Kura 3 Cups Packed
Whole Red Chiles 2
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Garlic 10 Small Cloves
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tsps
Method of preparation:
Remove stalks and thoroughly wash the green sorrel leaves / chukka kura.
Roughly chop the chukka kura and keep aside.
Break the red chiles into small pieces.
Peel and slice the garlic cloves (if they are huge).
Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add urad dal and broken red chiles.
When urad dal changes color, add chopped green sorrel leaves and salt.
Cook covered until green sorrel leaves wilt and is cooked.
Cool and grind the cooked leaves into smooth paste without adding any water.
Heat another tsp of oil in a pan, add garlic pods and fry till they turn light golden color.
Then add ground chutney into the pan and remove from heat.
Stir and serve chukkakura pachadi with steamed rice.