Tasty Indian Food

Kandi pachadi or toor dhal chutney

(south Indian chutney recipe)

toor dhal chutney

 Kandi pachadi or toor dhal chutney ingredients:

  • 1 cup toor dhal
  • 1" ginger piece (peeled and chopped)
  • 3-4 garlic flakes
  • 8-9 red chillies or to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

kandi pachadi 

Kandi pachadi preparation:

  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • First roast the toor dhal in low flame till they turn into golden yellow colour.
  • Remove from flame and keep aside.
  • Then add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenu greek, red chillies and coriander seeds.
  • Roast them on low flame for few mins and keep aside.
  • Allow them to cool for few mins.
  • Add all the roasted ingredients in a mixer grinder and make a fine powder.
  • Now add ginger, garlic, tamarind pulp, salt and little amount of water.
  • Onceagain grind it to a fine paste or your desired consistency.
  • Finally adjust salt and your toor dhal chutney is ready to serve.
  • Serve with rice, idly, dosa, etc...

prep & cooking time: 10-15mins

serves: 4-6


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