Toor Dal Chutney

3 Oct

Kandi Pacchadi/ Kandi Pappu Pacchadi


Red Gram/ Toor Dal 1/2 cup
Whole dried red chillies 2-3
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Garlic pods 2
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Dry roast red gram on low heat until golden brown.
Heat a tsp of oil in same pan, add halved dried red chillies and saute for a minute or two.

First blend both the roasted ingredients together into almost smooth powder.
Then add cumin seeds and peeled garlic pods.
Add sufficient amount of water and blend together into tight mixture.
Serve with rice and ghee.

Notes: Make sure toor dal is roasted well.

12 Responses to “Toor Dal Chutney”

  1. Asha October 3, 2007 at 10:23 am #

    Beautiful chutney Anusha. LOVE tha bowl, I want it now!:))

  2. Pooja V October 3, 2007 at 11:14 am #

    Loved this chutney…the color is so fiery.

  3. Sirisha Kilambi October 3, 2007 at 11:14 am #

    Kandi pachadi looks awesome dear 🙂
    The bowl looks very attractive too 🙂

  4. Suganya October 3, 2007 at 11:37 am #

    I add a couple of peppercorns to this chutney. It tastes great with dal.

  5. remya October 3, 2007 at 2:45 pm #

    wat a colorful chutney Anusha!!! i’m hearg about this chutney for first time….surely i’ll make a try…..

  6. Siri October 3, 2007 at 5:44 pm #

    Kandi pachadi or Podi is my favorite.. wow.. u reminded me of my mom’s pachadi dear..:D lovely..

  7. Nabeela October 3, 2007 at 11:18 pm #

    That’s such an unusual chutney(for me). I love it’s color. I might try it out someday. Thanks for posting!

  8. padmaja October 4, 2007 at 5:21 am #

    Hi I love this kandi pachadi, My mom used this quite often back at home. My hubby n kid being verocious meat eaters, all these amazing pachadis have become secondary at home.
    I am literally over u;r picture now!!I am so hungry!!!

  9. Radhika October 4, 2007 at 6:26 am #

    Kandi pachhadi is looking so nice.
    Serving bowl is looking so attractive.

  10. tsalakshmi July 1, 2008 at 4:24 pm #

    i think this receipe would be nice if you add little tamarind also

  11. shabnam January 20, 2009 at 11:52 pm #

    i like all daals and it is very tasty to it ,

  12. NITHA March 1, 2009 at 4:25 am #


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