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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.



Serves 4


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.


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


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





Hi, I am Kavita, the owner of this blog.There are many types of foodies; vegeterian, non vegetarian, eggeterian , so i thought foodies should be called "foodaterian". Hence the name.Like most of you, i too was an amateur cook who didn't know even the basics like how much water to be added to rice?. :) With time i have learned and would like to share and learn the recipes. Hope to get love and support from all you wonderful people. You can reach me at twitter:

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