Red Chutney

Breakfasts always needs chutney. This is another simple chutney, which goes well with almost all breakfast items. There are times when I run out of Roasted gram, this version comes handy then. There are two ways to make this chutney; one using shallots and without it.

During festivals, etc the onion no garlic version comes handy. Do try this chutney version.

Red Chutney

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • Coconut grated: 1 cup
  • Chana dal: 1/4 cup
  • Red chillies: 5-6 (adjust according to spice level)
  • Oil: 1 tsp
  • Water: as needed
  • Salt as per taste.

To temper:

  • Oil: 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
  • Currry Leaves: a spring

Method:

1. Take a pan, add oil and roast the chana dal and red chillies till aromatic.

2. Allow to cool and then blend in a mixer with coconut and the dal with chillies.

3. Add salt as needed and temper with “to temper “.

4. Serve alongside

Notes:

If using shallots fry alongside chana dal till golden brown and proceed with the recipe.

Red Chutney

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3 comments

  1. […] The specialty of South especially Karnataka. This makes a good option for lunch box or travel box as it stays soft for a long time, unlike the other dosas. Also make a tasty option when paired / sprinkled with spicy podi. It is traditionally served with sagoo ( a mix kurma type veggie) I served here with red chutney […]

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