Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

POTTUKADALAI CHUTNEY/ROASTED GRAM CHUTNEY

One of the easiest and quickest side dishes for idli, dosa or pongal would be this Pottukadalai Chutney.I am always on the look out of side dishes and when I saw this in an old cook book of my MIL’s I couldn’t help trying out this chutney.This has become a favourite at home now,I have tried this quite a few times now and had an oppurtunity to take photos only last sunday and we had this with pongal.Yes,this chutney made from roasted gramis very tasty and with a nutty feeling.My hubby likes the whole roasted gram which also adds to…

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chettinad Recipes, Chutney

KARA CHUTNEY

Kara means spicy and true to it’s name Kara Chutney is a spicy an tangy chutney best suited for many items like idli,dosa and kuzhi paniyaram.All are very fond of this chutney.This is a chettinad special and I make it often. So when yesterday I made kuzhi paniyarams,I couldn’t resist myself in making this tasty chutney.Usually red chillies are on a higher side in this chutney but you can adjust it to your taste buds.Onions and tomatoes well blended with tamarind and red chilles are perfect as a best combo for dosas and idlis.Do try it and let me know…..

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

KADAMBA CHUTNEY

Kadama means a mixture and kadamba chutney is a mixture of vegetables sauteed to perfection and blended with spices.I had this chutney at a hotel in kumbakonam when we were visiting temples of our family deity.The taste was so good,that I couldn’t help asking the people who served with what it was made.And when they told it was a mixture of vegetables I was curious and learnt the recipe from them.I tried this at home many a times but had time to click this weekend at leisure.You can have a variety of choice of vegetables other than I have choosen,this…

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

RED COCONUT CHUTNEY

I always look forward to the accompaniments for the main dishes whenever i visit any restuarant.On one such occasion when we all were terribly hungry on our visit to chennai sometime before on road we stopped at Adyar Ananada Bhawan on the highway.The red chutney they served for idli was truly remarkable.It may seem simple sometimes but when right ingredients put in the right propotion turns a simple dish to a royal treat.So when i came home made that very same chutney which was enjoyed by all.So here’s a simple yet spicy chutney coming your way.. Notes You can add…

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

LEMON CHILLY CHUTNEY

This lemon chilly chutney is an unusually hot and tangy chutney.Needless to say that it goes well with idlis and dosas and upma too.It requires very few ingredients and apt for those busy mornings when you don’t have time to grate coconut.So when you really want something hot and spicy then go for this lemon chilli chutney.I adapted this recipe from ChitrasFoodBook .Thanks chitra for this wonderful recipe,all at home enjoyed with soft idlis.I made some changes to the original recipe and here it goes.. Notes

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

CORIANDER CHUTNEY/KOTHAMALLI CHUTNEY

Coriander or kothamalli chutney is one of easiest and quickest chutney varieties and the good part is it is healthy too.Iam planning a chutney series of adding many chutney recipes in my blog and this is a small step towards it.Coriander chutney has this freshness and it’s colour is appealing to the eyes.It tastes great with ilis and dosas.There is another version without coconut and that tastes great too.Now over to the simple recipe of coriander or kothamalli chutney.

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

BESAN CHUTNEY

No,it’s not a chutney which requires grinding.It’s a chutney with gram flour.And tastes great with idlis,dosas and chappathi too.I learnt this from my MIL who used to make this for idlis and dosas.It’s also called bombay chutney,i don’t have the slightest clue why.It’s been ages since i made this just as a brainstrom i got reminded of this and here it is.It is very easy to make and tastes simply awesome.Do try and let me know.. Notes

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Accompaniment for Idly/Dosa, Chutney

COCONUT CHUTNEY

It is one of the daily rituals at home to make this chutney and many may wonder what is the point in posting it.Iam coming up of posting a variety of these chutneys so thought why not begin with the all time favourite coconut chutney.It is very simply and here i have kept it totally pain.You can have a lot of variations in this with mint,ginger coriander flavoured coconut chutneyes as well.So here it goes.. Notes The flavouring part is solely your upto your taste, add mint, ginger or coriander.

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Chutney, Dairy Free, Easy, Gluten Free, Ovo Vegetarian, Vegan, Vegetarian

GREEN CHUTNEY

When i posted sweet chutney for chaats i thought of posting this green chutney too as they go hand in hand and are the two important chutneys for our chaat items.This chutney too can be prepared in a jiffy and stored for 10 days.I always make this chutney a little extra and love to have them with parathas too.Try it,Iam sure you’ll like it too.Coriander,the main ingredient of this chutney has a good source of folic acid,vitamin A and beta carotene.It also has strong anti oxidant properties and helps reduce the feeling of nausea.With simple coriander leaves you can do…

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Chutney, Dairy Free, Easy, Ovo Vegetarian, Vegan, Vegetarian

SWEET CHUTNEY/SONTH KI CHUTNEY

It is a regular feature in my home to make chaats,be it any variety on weekends.Who doesn’t love them and my daughter is so fond of it that she will have it as a meal itself.I love to eat chaats whenever we eat out, but always worry about the water they use for mixing these chutneys.So when it comes to homemade preparation Iam free of these worries and sit back with my family and enjoy a delicious chaat with them.Last week my daughter wanted ragada pattice and i made it and also made the tamarind dates chutney in which i…

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