Dal Chutney

Dal Chutney

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Dal chutney is an innovative recipe of grinding roasted dals along with salt, chillies, tamarind and sugar. A sweet and spicy chutney recipe which is best paired with fried snacks or can also be simply enjoyed as a accompaniment with any main course.

Dal Chutney recipe - How to make Dal Chutney

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  1. Heat oil in a pan add the add the asafoetida and fenugreek seeds and saute till they turn brown in colour.
  2. Add the chana dal, urad dal and red chillies and saute till they turn golden brown.
  3. Remove from the flame and transfer the dals in a bowl.
  4. In the same pan, dry roast the coconut till it turns golden brown in colour.
  5. Keep aside to cool.
  6. Combine the jaggery and dals with the soaked and pureed tamarind, mix well and keep aside for 2-3 hours.
  7. Add the salt and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  8. Serve with idlis, dosas or rice.