Chutney powder

Chutney powder is another very tasty side dish for Bombay Bonda,This powder  goes well with, Dosas,Rotis, Chappattis,Idlis or  even cooked rice also.

To make this powder;-Main ingredients required are;–

Bengal gram[ channa daal,in [Hindi];kadale bele in[ Kannada],;Shenaga pappu in[ Telugu];;Kadalai paruppu[, in Tamil;];];–250 gms;;

Black gram ;[Urad daal [in Hindi;];Uddina bele[ in Kannada;]Uddi bellu[ in Telugu];;Uluthum parauppu[ in Tamil;];;];–250 grms.

Red chillies ;[Lal Mirchi[Hindi];Kempu menasina kaayi[Kannada];Yenda mirapa kaayalu[Telugu];Ulanda Mulagai[Tamil];];–20-25;

Curry leaves;[kadi patha[Hindi];Kari bevina soppu[kannada];;Karepaaku[Telugu];Kariveppalai[Tamil];–2 cups;;

Dry coconut powder;[Dry Naariyal ka powder;;[Hindi];;Vona kobbari thuri[kannada]Kobbara podi[Telugu]Kobbari podi [Tamil];;–450gms;;

Tamarind;[IMLI[Hindi];;Hunise hannu[Kannada];;Chintha pandu;[Telugu];;Puli;[Tamil];–50 gms.

Jaggary;;[Gud[Hindi]Bella[Kannada]Bellam; [Telugu] Vellam[Tamil];– 75 gms.

Hing;–one teaspoon

Salt ;-as per reqired

Method of Preparation;Heat a kadai and -Dry roast  Bengal gram dhal  and Black gram dhal  separately  till golden yellow colour appears or they are well roasted;Mix both and keep them in a separate bowl;;Wash curry leaves in water and dry in sun light. Then roast the leaves with little veg. oil in  kadai and transefer it to another bowl;Dry roast coconut powder in a very low flame, till aroma appears,making sure it should not be over roasted.that means colour should not change.Dry roast red chillies also by adding little oil in a very low flame,

In a dry grinder grind both the dhals together  coarsely.,along with roasted chillies;. Add roasted  coconut powder to the mixture. Now Heat kadai again and heat Tamarind till it becomes soft.By using forefinger and thumb separate tamarind  loosely;

Now In a separate bowl, mix everything [Salt, hing and jaggery powder dry coconut powder,tamarind  ]and mix well. In the dry grinder grind altogether,by adding the mixture little by little.See that it should not be over filled Mix everything once again and  store in a separate jar or bottle.You can store this chuney powder for two-three years if you keep in a fridge.


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