Thursday, May 14, 2009

Jeera and putani chutney

1 cup of coconut
1/4 cup of putani/ roasted chanda dal
4-6 green chillies
1/2 tsp jeera
5 curry leaves

For seasoning:
mustard seeds
urad dal
red chillies
1tsp of oil

Grind together all the ingredients adding just enough water to blend and make a smooth paste.

For tempering heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds let them splutter add Urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves and hing.Fry for a few seconds on low heat and pour the tempering on top of the chutney, mix and serve.

Alle chutney

coconut 2 cups
ginger 2"
tamarind paste 1/4 tsp
green chillies 6

For seasoning:
Oil 1 tbsp
mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
curry leaves 1 sprig
red chilies 2

Grind coconut, ginger, tamarind, salt and chillies to a smooth paste with required amount of water.
Heat oil and season with mustard, curry leaves, broken red chilies. Fry for a minute and pour this seasoning over chutney.
Serve the chutney with dosa or idli.