METHOD OF PREPARATION OF TOORDHAL[YELLOW GRAM] CHUTNEY;
Yellow gram or toordhal, we usually, use for making sambhars and Rasams, can also be used to make chutneys and to add to other ingredients for making Dosas, because it contains lot of proteins, which is required for body buildup in human beings.
The main ingredients required to prepare this chutney;-
>[a];-Toor dhal;-250 ml.;
>[b];-Dry coconut powder available in Indian stores;-250 ml. Or you can use fresh coconut gratings;
>[c];-Curry leaves;-10-15 leaves;
>[e];- Hing;-2 pinches.
>[f];-Tamarind;- One lemon ball size;
>[g];-Ginger;-one inch piece.
>[h];- Salt as per required;
>[i];- Any vegetable oil;-Three table aspoon full;
>[j];-Jaggery powder;-one table spoon[optional]
Heat a pan in medium flame and put some oil and fry toor dhal, curry leaves , chillies,, till fine aroma appears.Transefer to a steel bowl;
In a wet grinder add the above fried ingredients,and coconut powder, Tamarind, Hing , salt,and ginger and grind the mixture to make chutney, by adding enough water.This chutney should be thick.While serving you can add some water to make little thinner. Serve this chutney with hot Dosas.