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Carrot chutney recipe

Easy to make carrot chutney for idli dosa
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 3 tsp + 3 tsp oil
  • ½ tbsp urad dal
  • 5 red chili
  • Tamarind a small gooseberry sized
  • 20 Shallots | Small onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • In a pan add 3 tsp oil and roast the urad dal, red chili and tamarind, till the dal turns golden brown. Keep it aside.
  • In the same pan add the onions(take the skin of the onions) and garlic.
  • Roast till golden brown. Keep it aside. Roast in a small flame.
  • Add in the roughly chopped carrots. Cook in a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Cool completely
  • Grind urad dal, red chilli, tamarind, onions, garlic and carrots along with salt into a fine paste. You can add water while grinding.
  • Temper with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Carrot Chutney is ready to serve.



You can add few green chili and reduce the red chili as well
2. Big onion can be replaced instead of shallots
3. 1-2 tbsp of coconut can be added while grinding the carrot chutney.