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Spicy Besan Chutney

18 Dec

Senagapindi Chutney


Besan 1/4 cup
Green Chiles 2
Ginger 1 inch piece
Salt to taste


Chana Dal 1 tsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chillies 4
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel, wash and finely chop ginger.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies.
In a small bowl, add besan and half a cup of water.
Mix thoroughly without leaving any lumps and keep aside.

Heat oil in a deep pot, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When chana dal turns light brown, add green chillies and ginger.
Then pour 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Simmer and add turmeric powder and salt into boiling water.
Stir in above besan mixture slowly into water.
Let the besan chutney come to a bubble and then remove from heat.
Serve hot with dosa, idly etc…

Notes: Make sure to stir the water continuously while adding besan mixture.