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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.

        Anishka Peter said...

        Nice dear.. keep on going