Carrot Chutney


Spicy carrot chutney with a kick of chilli-heat & a subtle sweet taste is a healthy accompaniment to idli, dosa, roti or as a spread for sandwich.

What you will need

1 teapoon vegetable oil

5 to 6 green chillies

2 cloves garlic peeled

½ an inch fresh ginger, finely chopped

cranberry size tamarind

2 large or 3 medium carrots washed, peeled and grated

1 Tablespoon coriander, finely chopped

A sprig of curry leaves

2 Tablespoons roasted peanuts

1 tablespoon desiccated coconut

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

Required salt

For the tempering

For the tempering:

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

½ teaspoon of black gram (Urad dal)

½ teaspoon of Bengal gram

2 dry red chillis

A pinch of asafetida

Few curry leaves


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