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Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney)

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Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney), is a tasty chutney it goes well with idli and dosa. Step by step method on the end of this post.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup Pottukadalai
  • 2 Garlic
  • ½ inch Ginger
  • 1 Red chillies
  • 2 Onion chopped
  • 1 tiny piece Tamarind
  • ¼ cup Shredded coconut
  • 1 ½ Tomato chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil needed

To temper:

  • Oil needed
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 spring Curry leaves

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger and red chillies and sauté for a min.
  2. Add onion and sauté for translucent color. Add pottukadalai to fry for a min.
  3. Add tamarind and sauté for a min and then add shredded coconut and salt mix well and sauté for a min.
  4. Add tomato and sauté for a mushy consistency. Cool down and in blender grind a fine paste.
  5. Heat oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds allow them to crackle and then add urad dal its turn golden brown, then add curry leaves.
  6. Transfer them into the chutney and mix well.
  7. Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney) is ready now.

Sample Pictorial:

1st

Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger and red chillies and sauté for a min.

 

2nd

Add onion and sauté for translucent color. Add pottukadalai to fry for a min.Add tamarind and sauté for a min.

 

3rd

Add shredded coconut and salt mix well and sauté for a min.

 

4th

Add tomato and sauté for a mushy consistency.

 

5th

Cool down and in blender grind a fine paste.

 

6th

Heat oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds allow them to crackle and then add urad dal its turn golden brown, then add curry leaves.

 

7th

Transfer them into the chutney and mix well.Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney) is ready now.

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