Mysore chutney recipe, Spicy red chutney, Chana dal chutney

Mysore chutney recipe, Spicy red chutney, Chana dal chutney

Mysore chutney/ Spicy red chutney/ Chana dal chutney is a traditional spicy chutney made while preparing regular or mysore masala dosa at my home. Mysore chutney is prepared with bengal gram/ split chana dal and dried red chilli acting as main ingredient, while adding onion or coconut depends upon each ones taste and family tradition. We make this chutney with onions more often as it more tasty. Try making this simple, quick yet lip smacking chutney next time when you prepare masala dosa or regular dosa at home to make your dosa more yummy. So lets get to the making!
mysore chutney

Ingredients

  • Channa dal/ Bengal gram – 3 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Dried red chilli – 5
  • Onion – 1 (small)
  • Tamarind – a tiny piece
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 tsp

Ingredients For tempering

  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a spring
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Oil – 1 tsp


mysore chutney

How to make Mysore chutney with step by step images


mysore chutney

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add bengal gram/ chana dal, urad dal and dried red chilli. When dal turns light golden color add chopped onion cubes. Saute well.
  2. Now add tiny piece of tamarind and saute for a minute. Put off the and allow the mixture to cool down.
    mysore chutney
  3. Now transfer the cooled mixture to a blender, add salt and grind it into a paste adding little water.
    mysore chutney
  4. Now heat oil in a small pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal, when it turns golden brown add curry leaves and hing. Put off the flame and pour the mixture over the ground chutney. Serve it with dosa or masala dosa!
    mysore chutney

 

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