Fried or roasted gram dal chutney recipe or pottukadalai chutney recipe – chutney recipes

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Fried gram chutney or roasted dal chutney is a quick and easy chutney made with fried gram and coconut as the main ingredients.  You can prepare this chutney in less than 15 minutes if you have grated coconut ready with you.  You can use dessicated chutney instead of  grated chutney for this recipe.  Here the quantity of fried gram is more than the coconut itself.  For variations, you can use coconut more than fried gram dal or equal quantity of coconut and fried gram dal. This chutney is a great accompaniment for idlis, dosa, uthapams, vadas and other south indian snacks.

Other chutney recipes :

Coconut chutney  

Peanut chutney

Mint chutney

Onion chutney

Tomato chutney

Onion tomato chutney

Coriander chutney

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Prep Time : 10 mins

Cook Time :5  mins

Servings :  2 persons

South Indian cuisine

INGREDIENTS

Fried gram dal – 1/2 cup

Grated coconut – 1/4 cup

Green chillies – 1

Ginger – 1/2 inch small piece

Tamarind – a small piece

Salt to taste

FOR SEASONING/TEMPERING

Oil – 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds or rai – 1/2 teaspoon

Urad dal – 1/2 teaspoon

Whole red chillies – 2 (broken into small pieces)

HOW TO MAKE OR PREPARE FRIED OR ROASTED GRAM CHUTNEY RECIPE

Take a mixer and add fried gram dal, grated coconut, green chilly, tamarind piece, ginger and salt.  Grind with little water to a smooth paste.  Transfer the chutney to a serving bowl.

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Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it splutter. Add urad dal and red chillies.  When the urad dal turns light brown in colour, add the seasoning to the chutney and mix well.

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Roasted or fried gram dal chutney is ready to be served.

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NOTES/TIPS

You can also use green chillies instead of whole red chillies.

Add lemon juice instead of tamarind for a slight tangy taste.

 

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