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August 23, 2011

Ginger Chutney For Idli, Dosa - Inji Chutney

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I got this recipe from my friend.It tastes good with idli / dosa. My MIL used to tell me the numerous health benefits of ginger. So i started using ginger in my daily cooking. Once in a week i make thogayal / pachadi / chutney with ginger.Do try this chutney , i am sure u'll love it.

INGREDIENTS

To roast in oil
  • Ginger - Thumb finger size
  • Red chilly - 2-3 nos (reduce to one if u want less spicy)
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Chana dal - 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 1.5 tbsp
  • Tamarind - small berry size
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt & water - as required
To temper (  I couldn't temper as i was in a hurry . But I suggest u all to do this step )
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
METHOD
  • Chop the ginger into small pieces.
  • Heat a kadai with a tsp of oil and saute the ginger pieces,dals and red chillies.
  • Finally add the grated coconut,salt & tamarind.Fry for a minute.
  • Grind everything into a smooth paste.Temper all the items given above.
Enjoy with idli / dosa topped with sesame oil.




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23 comments :

chef and her kitchen said...

nice n yummy chutney wid soft n fluffy idlis..looks delicious

jayasree said...

Chutney sounds delicious. The idli platter looks so tempting.

Unknown said...

Soft idlis with flavourful ginger chutney what else can I ask...just pass on the plate please

Rekha shoban said...

hi chitra, how r u? ginger chutney sounds gud....surely goes well with idly..will try soon!

Raks said...

Appetizing chutney,will try next time! Looks tempting!

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum n that idly looks so soft...yummy platter

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Flavorful chutney...loved the combo...

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

ginger i never use often in my cooking.nice to know abt the health benefits. very flavourful chutney and delicious soft idlis

Sudha Sabarish said...

Healthy chutney.Even my mom also use to prepare this but without adding garlic.

KrithisKitchen said...

Wow.. loving this simple and healthy chutney.. yumm

Krithi's Kitchen

Ms.Chitchat said...

I prepare this chutney sans garlic. The click is too tempting.

Suja Manoj said...

Flavorful and yummy chutney..nice recipe

Lifewithspices said...

Wow very good chutney hv to try this sure for its health benefits!! good post!!

Unknown said...

Soft Idlis with flavorful ginger chutney..yummy what else would you want...

Unknown said...

wow, that is an awesome chutney :)

Priya Suresh said...

Delicious and yummy chutney, love it..

Torviewtoronto said...

soft looking delicious idly

GEETHA ACHAL said...

wow..tempting and tasty chutney..Pass me some here..

Unknown said...

Wow delicious and healthy chutney...Wonderful combo with idly...

divya said...

Delicious and yummy chutney, love it..

VineelaSiva said...

The platter makes me hungry.The idly looks so soft.

Kurryleaves said...

lovely post...simple and healthy chutney..yumm

V.I.A SHIP CATERING COLLEGE said...

wow ... super