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Friday, November 29, 2013

Bombay Chutney - Side Dish for chapathi Poori idli Dosa - Besan Chutney

Bombay chutney is a good accompaniment for idli,Dosa, Poori and Chapathi. Senaga pachadi(kadalai Maavu) chutney  is a very Simple Side Dish, busy women and bachelors can try this quick recipe. This chutney  is a multipurpose recipe. This  is an authentic recipe.It is a very good alternative for Poori Masala.
Bombay Chutney

Besan flour - 2  tbsp.(senaga pindi/Kadalai Mavu)
Green chillies - 2.
chilli powder - 3/4 tsp.
salt - to taste.
turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.
onions - 2. (cut lengthwise)
tomato - 1.
ginger - 1/2 inch.


Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp,
fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.
chana dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - few.
  • Take a bowl add besan flour + chilli powder + salt + turmeric powder mixwell with little water to avoid lumps. it should be  like thick dosa batter consistency as shown in the picture.

  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds,when it splutters add fennel seeds.

  • When you get slight smell of fennel seeds add chana dal and grated ginger. 

        • When dals  turns golden brown add onions,green chillies and curry leaves.
        • When onions turn pink, add tomato sauté till it turns mushy.

        •  Then add 3/4 cup of water when it starts boiling add besan mixture that we prepared.
        • Stir well.Let it boil for few seconds (3 - 4 seconds).Finally garnish with Cilantro.


        Bombay Chutney - Side Dish for chapathi Poori idli Dosa - Besan Chutney By , Nov 29th, 2013 Bombay Chutney


        Malathi said...

        Thanks for the recipe.
        Looks delicious:)

        Anirudhsai3 said...

        nice recipe thanks a lot for
        easy recipes

        Sunila said...

        Just made this thanks with the addition of garlic chives and peas and dahi whipped in the besan. Its yum.