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Sep 13, 2011

Urad Dal Chutney (Minapa Pachadi)

This is another simple but great tasting pachadi recipe that we usually make at home. 


Ingredients:
  • ½ cup Urad Dal (మినప్పప్పు)
  • 5 or 6 dry Red Chilies (can be adjusted more or less) (can be replaced with green chilies)
  • A pinch of Asafetida (Hing, ఇంగువ)
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • A small piece of Tamarind (about the size of a Cranberry)
  • Salt
For Tempering: (Optional)
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Few Curry Leaves
Preparation:

Heat oil in a pan and add urad dal. Sauté until the dal turns light brown in color. Then transfer to a plate to cool. 

In the same pan add red chilies and sauté well. Keep aside.

When the dal becomes cool, combine it with red chilies + tamarind + asafetida + salt and grind into a soft paste by adding little amount of water. 

Transfer to a bowl and keep aside.


Now it’s time to do tempering. Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds. When they pop add cumin seeds + curry leaves and sauté well.

Pour this on top of the prepared pachadi, stir well and enjoy the great tasting pachadi with steaming hot rice and a dollop of ghee. Yummy!!

8 comments:

G.Pavani said... [Reply]

my favt chutney looking delicious..

Anonymous said... [Reply]

yummmmmmmmmmmmy chutney. I am sure it will taste great with piping hot rice with ghee.
indu srinivasan
kattameethatheeka.blogspot.com

Kavi... said... [Reply]

looks great!
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Kavi
Edible Entertainment

Prathima Rao said... [Reply]

Delicious looking & a flavorful chutney!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Sobha Shyam said... [Reply]

this chutney is new to me, looks delicious..

Premalatha Aravindhan said... [Reply]

Delicious Pachadi Uma,luks yum...

divya said... [Reply]

This look absolutely delicious.

Jayashree said... [Reply]

Simple and delish.

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