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Pottukadalai chutney, Easy Chutney recipes

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Pottukadalai chutney
Easy to make pottukadalai chutney recipe, with step by step pictures, pairs well with idli|dosa.
Every time it is tough to decide what to make a side dish for dosa | idli. This pottukadalai Chutney can be made with or without coconut too. I just tried this recipe as the similar way as i did my Peanut Chutney   I added coconut but tried without coconut too. Both versions of Pottukadalai chutney tasted awesome with Idli and Dosa. Try this easy pottukadalai |fried gram| roasted gram chutney. Check out the collections of Chutney recipes HERE.

Pottukadalai chutney
Pottukadalai chutney recipe

Pottukadalai chutney

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Serves: 2-3
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category:Breakfast| Dinner
  • Description: Easy to make pottukadalai chutney recipe, with step by step pictures, pairs well with idli|dosa.

     Pottukadalai| Chutney dal  1/4 cup
     Red chili    4-5
    Coconut  1 tblsp
    Garlic 2 cloves (optional)
    Oil  2 tsp
    Mustard seeds  1/4 tsp
Salt  as needed
    Curry leaves  few
   

Pottukadalai chutney

Method with step by step pictures :

  • In a small pan, add 1 tsp oil and add the red chilli, garlic and roast till golden brown in a low flame.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • If adding  coconut add now and let the coconut coconut get roasted in the heat of the pan.
  • Allow this to cool and grind this along with pottukadalai.
  • No need to roast the pottukadalai | chutney dal.
  • Add water to get the desired consistency.
  • Temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Tasty pottukadalai chutney is ready to serve.
  • This is a perfect combo for Idli| dosa. Also it goes well with chapathi too.
Pottukadalai chutney

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24 comments

Veena Theagarajan September 20, 2013 - 5:54 am

one of my fav.. I do it without coconut

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Rumana Ambrin September 20, 2013 - 6:33 am

very tasty looking chutney:)

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Shama Nagarajan September 20, 2013 - 6:44 am

tasty comfort chutney

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AparnaRajeshkumar September 20, 2013 - 7:07 am

i liked the bowl ! some times i do not mix water instead i add a tbsp of oil ! like we do for milagai podi ! its yummy

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Sowmya Madhavan September 20, 2013 - 8:01 am

good one..I try my best to minimize coconut..so surely will be trying this without coconut..

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Chitz September 20, 2013 - 8:06 am

Ahh, my mom makes this often.. Love that flavour a lot 🙂

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Sona S September 20, 2013 - 8:38 am

delicious chutney, perfect with idli and dosa.

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CHITRA September 20, 2013 - 10:35 am

Looking yummy. i make with green chilli ..

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Raks anand September 20, 2013 - 11:48 am

sounds good, will try sometime. Bowl looks cute

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ShravsCookBookBlog September 20, 2013 - 11:55 am

I love this chutney for idli and upma….I use curd instead of water…

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Kalpana Sareesh September 20, 2013 - 12:13 pm

love tis one..

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Gayathri Ramanan September 20, 2013 - 2:02 pm

my husbands fav chutney…looks creamy..lovely bowl

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Me... September 20, 2013 - 2:15 pm

Love pottukadalai chutney but our variation does not have garlic!1! I love the runny form of this chutney with hot hot dosas in the night!!!!
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Hamaree Rasoi September 20, 2013 - 2:24 pm

Delicious and lovely looking chutney. Wonderfully prepared.
Deepa

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Premas Culinary September 20, 2013 - 3:53 pm

Delicious chutney,want some hot idlis now to taste it…

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Priya Suresh September 20, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Love this chutney with some crispy dosas,my fav.

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Happys Cook September 20, 2013 - 4:11 pm

my favorite kind of chutney… delicious…

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Uma Ramanujam September 20, 2013 - 6:57 pm

My Amma makes this chutney often, since my dad doesn't eat coconut. She also adds a pinch of tamarind. Nice texture.

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Sangeetha Priya September 20, 2013 - 10:58 pm

delicious chutney…

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Nisha September 21, 2013 - 1:33 am

Looks delicious

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tinku shaji September 21, 2013 - 6:29 am

Looks like a boon for diabetic people who want to consume less coconut.

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divya September 22, 2013 - 1:47 am

wow..looks inviting…

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suganthi thangaraju December 13, 2013 - 9:34 pm

I make pesarattu often and would like to try this with pesarattu..
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Rekha Chari Sairaman December 28, 2013 - 2:59 pm

Thanks a million for this easy recipe and also for the garlic chutney!! both are yummy!!

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