Sunday, November 22, 2009

Chutney with puffed chick pea ( without coconut)

A nice simple chutney to make without coconut. Courtesy Papu akka.

Puffed chick pea - Puttanalu/daria dal/bhuna dal - 50 gms
Green chillies - 2
Garlic pod - 1
Coriander leaves - 25 gms
Salt to taste
Lime juice or tamarind paste - 1 tsp lime juice ( I used lime) or 1/2 tsp tamarind paste.
Oil for seasoning
Dry red chillies - 2
Black gram dhal ( urad) - 1/4 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Soak the dal for about 1/2 hour before use
Grind with green chillie, garlic, salt and coriander leaves
Place in bowl and mix in the lime juice
Season with black gram, mustard and curry leaves.
Serve with dosa/ uthapam ( shown in pic below)


  1. First time here, loved the name of you blog, ifmacancook...
    Innovatinve :)
    Will surely visit often !

  2. Here I come with questions again...grin. What is 'puffed chick pea'? My Indian Sweets and Grocery store are getting asked questions like you won't believe! Grin! This looks super good!

  3. Trish - I asked my daughter what they call it in English, but she says she goes to the store ( in London) and points out to the dal!
    I shall upload a picture of the dal so that you can see it too very soon.

  4. thanks for dropping by Radha.
    the chutny is a favorite and seeing your picture i want to make it now.
    the 'puffed chick peas' are actually roasted chickpeas for me...try asking the store for that:)

  5. lovely and nice chutney.You have a nice can visit my blog and give ur comments.

  6. Oh my, the chutney looks perfect to go with dose! I always go the nearby Indian store to get these instead of making my own. hehe.... hassle free!


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