Friday, September 30, 2022

Posted by Mala at 4:30:00 PM No comments

 Here is a Chutney, which goes well with not only Tiffin Varieties...Dosa varieties...rotis, stuffed parathas...can be used as a thogayal...this chutney is a real treasure, to be the side of so many dishes....and it is very healthy too...

Has in it

Small Onions.......which contain antioxidants and reduce cholesterol levels

Big Onions......which contain Cancer-fighting compounds abd boost bone density

Ginger.....Contains Gingerol which has medicinal properties

Garlic.....prevents Dementia and Alzheimer

Curry leaves.....reduce heart disease risk factors

Coriander leaves ........full of Vitamin K, plays an important role in helping blood clot

Mint leaves........relieve indigestion and improve brain function

Tomatoes......loaded with Lycopene, protects your cells from damaging...

Coconut.......controls diabetes and has anti-ageing effects on body

And almost all these are easily available at home...we don't have to run for any exotic ingredient...

and on top of everything, very easy to make and very tasty too!!!

I have served with Wheat dosas!!!

Small Onions - 1 small cup
Big Onion - 1, chopped
Tomatoes - 2, chopped
Ginger - 1 tsp, chopped
Garlic - 4 pods
Curry leaves - 1 small cup
Coriander leaves - 1 small cup
Mint leaves - 1 small cup
Fresh grated coconut - 2 tbsps
Tamarind paste - 3/4 tsp
Jaggery - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

To Season
Cooking oil - 2 - 3 tbsps
Hing powder 
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Split Urad dhal - 1 1/2 tsps
Channa dhal - 11/2 tsps
Red chillies - 3-4

Recipe Cuisine : South Indian; Category: Side to tiffins, rotis and rice
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 10 mts

Serves 3-4

Cooking oil heated in a pan, hing powder, mustard, split urad and channa dhal added

Sauteed till the seasoning become golden in color and mustards splutter

Now, chopped ginger , garlic pods, red chillies and small onions added, sauteed on medium flame for 3-4 minutes

Big onions, chopped, are added now

Now enter the chopped tomatoes

jaggery and salt to taste added

After the tomatoes become mushy, add the 3, curry and Cilantro/coriander

Add tamarind paste, and saute well, till all the greens shrink in size and lose their raw smell

Switch off, now add the coconut

Mix well, allow the mixture to cool nicely

Load into a blender jar, and grind to a smooth chutney!

Here it is!!!

Served with  Godhumai dosas

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