Jul 7, 2014

Chettinad Onion Kara Chutney Recipe / Kara Chutney Recipe / Spicy Red Chutney Recipe


Kara chutney a lip smacking sidedish for any dosa varieties or idly varieties, even with pongal or upma. I have already shown you a recipe for tomato kara chutney.This one is a variation from that made with onions. I hope you will love it and let me know if you try this..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves : 5 to 6

Ingredients:

Onions - 2 large peeled and chopped
Urad Dal / Ulundu paruppu - 1 tblspn
Kadala Paruppu / Channa Dal - 1 tblspn
Garlic - 10 cloves
Dry Red Chilli - 3 to 4
Oil - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - a sprig

Method:

Heat 2 tblspn of oil in a kadai. Add in urad dal and channa dal, fry them for a min.

Add in dry red chilli and garlic, fry them for couple of mins till they turn golden. Once they turn golden, drain them in a plate.

Now in the same oil, add in chopped onions and some salt. Saute them for 5 mins till they turn transparent.

Now take the fried dal mix and onions in a blender. Add in tamarind and some more salt to taste and puree them finely,

Pour them to a bowl.

Make seasoning, by heating a tsp of oil, add in mustard, urad dal and curry leaves. Saute them for a mins.

Pour this over the chutney and mix well.

Serve with idly or dosa.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients

Heat oil in a kadai

Add in channa dal and urad dal 

let them fry for a min

Add in garlic cloves

in goes some sdry chillies

fry them well

remove them to a plate

In the same oil

Add in chopped onions

some salt

saute them till it turn transparent

Now take the roasted spices in the blender

add the sauted onions

add a small piece of tamarind

puree them

pour that in a bowl

make tempering

pour it over the chutney

mix well

serve

8 comments:

  1. Love to hv this mouthwatering chutny with soft hot idlis

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  2. Wht a delicious recipe!

    My husband has high uric acid levels and cannot consume any beans or high protein. I m trying to make more chapati meals instead of rice. Do u have any recipes for chutney/curry that is bean free? Thanks!

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  3. @moonbimCheck this out
    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2013/12/gravies-for-chapati-roti-naan-poori.html

    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2010/12/chutney-thogayal-recipes.html

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  4. @moonbimCheck this out
    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2013/12/gravies-for-chapati-roti-naan-poori.html

    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2010/12/chutney-thogayal-recipes.html

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  5. @moonbimCheck this out
    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2013/12/gravies-for-chapati-roti-naan-poori.html

    http://yummytummyrecipeindex.blogspot.in/2010/12/chutney-thogayal-recipes.html

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  6. Hi thanks for the recipe. I tried this chutney n totally forgot to add the tamarind. But then me n my family liked it very much with Dosa. Keep it up the good work.
    Kalaa Rajesh
    London , UK

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