Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM No comments

Turmeric , like many other spices, has a long history of usage in traditional medicines. It has become one of the "Super foods" because of the rich Curcumin present in turmeric.
*Is anti inflammatory and antioxidant.
*good for vascular health, accelerates muscle regeneration
*good for respiratory tract
*Prevents intestinal Cancer
*good for digestion
*Prevents Alzheimer's.
*Prevents arthritis

Coriander, Mint and Curry leaves are well known for their health benefits. If all these are combined in a chutney, and this recipe is adapted from Suba @thecopperkadai on Instagram,  and I am thankful to her for this wonderful recipe.

Please check my other turmeric recipes
Turneric ginger pickle
Fresh turmeric gojju

Fresh turmeric - 2 rhizomes, cut into roundels
Coriander leaves - a handful
Curry leaves - a handful
Mint leaves - a handful
Onion - 1, chopped fine
Green chillies - 1-2
Red chillies - 1-2
Cooking oil - 2 tsps
Hing powder - 1/4 tsp
Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
Fried grams - 4 tbsps
Grated coconut - 2 tbsps
Salt to taste

For seasoning
Cooking oil - 2 tsps
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Split urad dhal - 1 tsp

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: side/breakfast/dinner
Prep time: 5 mts; Cooking time: 10 mts

Serves 3-4

All 3 greens washed, cleaned and kept ready

 Heat oil in a pan, add hing powder, red and green chillies along with onions

Then add the cut fresh turmeric pieces

After sauteeing onions and turmeric for 2-3 minutes, add the greens

add tamarind paste and salt to taste, and saute till the greens shrink a bit

Now add fried grams

Switch off and add coconut, mix everything

Allow to cool down, and grind to a fine chutney, seasoned with the above mentioned ingredients

Serve with dosas, idlis or any tiffin variety

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