In India ‘Chutneys’ are supposed to be the best accompaniments with snacks and savouries. Chutney also transliterated chatney or chatni) is a family of condiments associated with South Asian cuisine and my mom used to make various types of powders as an accompaniment.
Intially i started relishing it with dosa and idli, but by now i am so much addicted to it that i even have it with simple dal-chawal n dahi…
Curry leaves are natural flavouring agents with a number of important health benefits, which makes your food both healthy and tasty along with pleasing aroma. They contain various antioxidant properties and have the ability to control diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems such as indigestion, excessive acid secretion, peptic ulcers, dysentery, diabetes and an unhealthy cholesterol balance. They are also believed to have cancer fighting properties and are known to help protect the liver.
Yields- 1 cup
Preparation time-15-20 minutes
Cooling time-10-15 minutes
Methi Chutney is packed with flavors, sourness from tamarind, sweetness from dates; some bitterness from fenugreek, mixed with spices
Roasted chana dal, as the name suggests, is obtained by roasting chana dal. It gives chickpeas a wonderfully rich and nutty taste. Roasted chana dal is tiny, tough and creamy white with a crispy texture, and mild aroma and taste
Preparation time-5 minutes
Cooking time-5 minutes