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Friday, September 7, 2012

Urud Dal Chutney (உளுந்தம்பருப்பு சட்னி)


One of our favorite chutney. Like coconut chutney this urud dal (or dhal) chutney can also be prepared very quickly. It is rich in protein.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serves : 3

Ingredients:Urud Dal Chutney

White split urud dal 1/2 cup
Shredded coconut 5 tbsp.
Onion 1/2
Dried red chili 1-2 (to taste)
Tamarind paste 1/4 tsp.
Salt to taste

To Splatter:

Oil 1 tbsp.
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp.
Asafetida A pinch
Curry leaves 3-4 leaves


  1. Dry roast urud dal. Keep stirring until it turns light brown color evenly (shouldn’t turn very dark). Remove the dal from the pan and allow it to cool.
  2. In the same pan, add oil and add dry red chili and onions and fry until the onions turn translucent. Now add the shredded coconut and tamarind and remove from stove  and allow it to cool.
  3. In a blender/mixie grind both ingredients form step 1 and step 2 into a coarse paste along with salt. Remove form blender into a serving bowl.
  4. In a small pan heat oil and add mustards seeds. When it splutters add asafetida and curry leaves and remove form fire and pour it into the serving bowl and mix well.
  5. Serve with idly or dosai.

Urud Dal Chutney 2

Sending this recipe to Nivethanam,  Anu's healthy kitchen and Tickling Palates.


  1. Nice and healthy.. I make this so often!.. I don't mind taking it with rice too :)

  2. Healthy Chutney.

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