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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Bombay chutney

Bombay chutney first time i heard this from my friend Padmaja,dallas ,she shared this recipe with me and she guided me to make kadapa dosa..

Ingredients :

Gram flour or chick pea flour – ½ cup

Onion chopped – 1 big no
Tomato chopped – 2 no (optional)
Urad dal – ½ tea spoon
Cumin seeds – ½ tea spoon
Mustard – ½ tsp
Chana daal -1/2  tsp
Turmeric powder –¼ tea spoon
green chillies-3 no
Curry and coriander leaves – few
Garlic pods-5pods
ginger-garlic paste 1tsp
Asafetida – pinch
Salt – as per taste
water -1/2 cup
tammarind juice/pulp-small lemon size
Oil – 1 tablespoon

Method :

Mix 1/2 cup of Besan (Chana flour) in 1/2 cup of water and set aside.Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan

Temper it with 1tsp of mustard seeds, 1tsp of chana dhal, 1tsp of urid dhal, 1 tsp of cumin seeds, 1 spring of curry leaves, a pinch of hing

Add around 5 garlic pods, slit lengthwise.Add 3 green chillies slit lengthwise

Optional: Add 1tsp of ginger-garlic paste and stir for a minute.Add 1 big red onion finely chopped

Saute the contents with a little salt till onions brown slightly.Add a pinch of turmeric and saute for a minute

Add 1 big tomato finely chopped .Saute them till tomatoes are well cooked

Now add the Besan flour mix and keep stirring continuously to avoid any lumps add tammarind juice to make sour taste.

Add 1/2 cup of water and taste test the dish for salt and spices

If the salt and spices are at the desired level, simmer the contents in low-med flame till the gravy turns lttle thick and shiny

This ensures that the besan is well cooked.Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve hot with Soft Idli or Crispy Dosa,upma


Hamaree Rasoi said...

Chutney looks excellent and colorful.

Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Love this delicious chutney with hot steaming idlis,my fav..

Priya's Feast said...

Yum recipes and nice clicks...happy blogging


This sounds simple and cool!

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