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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Chettinad Red Chutney/ Chettinad Varamilagai Chutney

Chettinad Red Chutney

Small onions( shallots)/ Chinna Vengayam- 20 to 25 nos
Tomato/ Nattu thakkali( medium)- 1 no
Whole red chilli- 6 nos
Garlic cloves- 4 nos
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Oil-1 and 1/2 tsp
Chettinad Varamilagai Chutney
Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add chopped onions, chopped tomato, red chilli and garlic cloves. Fry until onions turn transparent. Remove pan from heat and allow to cool. Grind the ingredients to smooth chutney( paste) with salt. Heat 1/2 tsp oil in tadka pan when hot add mustard seeds and allow to crackle. Now add the urad dal and curry leaves fry until urad dal turns brown. Add this tempering to ground chutney, mix well. Serve chettinad red chutney with idli, dosa etc.


Suman Arthy said...

My favorite...

Priya said...

Slurp,fingerlicking,super spicy chutney.

Priya R said...

adding small onions must make it so tasty :) yum