December 24, 2010

Kobbari Kandi Pachadi ~ Coconut and Toor Dal Chutney

Ingredients :

Toor Dal : 1/4 cup
Fresh Coconut : Half shell
Tamarind : Small piece
Whole Red Chillies : 4
Mustard Seeds : 1/4 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method :

Heat a teaspoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the toor dal, cumin seeds and whole red chillies on low flame till they turn into golden brown color. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Chop the coconut into small pieces and set aside. Grind the coconut, roasted toor dal, salt and tamarind into a paste using a little water. Transfer the chutney into a bowl. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Now add the curry leaves and fry for few seconds. Add this seasoning to the chutney and mix well. Serve with hot steamed rice, ghee and some vadiyalu / papads.

Other Names : Coconut and Red Gram Chutney, Kandi Kobbari Pachadi

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  1. Delicious chutney
    Wish you and family Merry Christmas and happy holidays

  2. I used to prepare this chutney this goes nice with hot steamed rice.

  3. wow fantastic chutney dear.... love it...

  4. Yummylicious chutney dear!
    Sending the warmest Christmas wishes to you and your family. May God shower his choicest blessings on you and your family this Christmas!
    Merry Christmas and A Very Happy New Year!
    Love always!

  5. the toor dal needs to be soaked or unsoaked?


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