Looking for a healthy and simple side dish for Dosa / Idly ? Bored of the usual tomato chutney or Onion Chutney ? If yes then try this carrot chutney which is easy to make and very healthy too.
Here you go for the recipe...
Grated Carrot - 1/2 Cup
Grated Coconut - 2 Table Spoon
Red chilies -3 or 4 ( Adjust according to spice level )
Urad dal - 1 Table Spoon
Tamarind - A peanut size
To temper :
Oil - 1 Teaspoon
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Urad dal - 1/2 Teaspoon
Hing / Asafoetida - A generous pinch
Curry leaves - Few.
Heat 2 Teaspoons of oil in a pan, add urad dal and fry till golden brown, then add dry red chilies and fry ( make sure the colour does not change ) then add grated carrot and tamarind to it and saute until it becomes soft. Allow it to cool, and grind it to a smooth paste.
Temper it with the ingredients given in to temper list.
Tasty and healthy Carrot chutney is ready to be served with Dosai or Idli.