Monday, March 25, 2013



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...

Ingredients :

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.

Method :

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.


  1. yummy chutney...i use to make it very often

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