Side Dish for Idli/DosaKadalai paruppu chutney | channa dal chutney | side dish for idli|dosa

Kadalai paruppu chutney | channa dal chutney | side dish for idli|dosa

Kadala paruppu chutney is yet another yummy and tasty recipe which i learnt from the friend’s mil, from whom i learnt the Kola urundai. This chutney is a perfect side dish for idli|dosa. The addition of mustard seeds in the recipes make it very unique and flavourful. The taste was close to the murugan idli kadai tomato chutney . Check out my Chutney recipes .

Kadalai Paruppu Chutney
    Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 10 Mins |   Serves : 3-4

     Onion     1
     Tomato    1
     Channa Dal | Kadalai paruppu   2 tbslp
     Urad dal    1 tblsp
     Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
     Salt    to taste
     Red chilli   2
     Oil   2 tsp


  • Roast the channa dal, urad dal , mustard seeds and red chili in a low flame till the dal turns golden brown colour.
  • In the same pan add oil and add roughly chopped onions and tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes turn mushy.
Roast roast-onion-tomato
  • Allow this to cool and grind this into a coarse paste. Do not make it into a fine paste.
to-grind Kadala-paruppu-chutney
  • Adjust water to reach the consistency.
  • Your chutney is ready.
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  1. Do not add the mustard seeds more than the quantity mentioned. It will make the chutney bitter.
  2. You can add 1 tblsp of fresh coconut to the chutney while grinding. This will enhance the taste.

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