Friday, May 3, 2013

Chana Dal ki Chutney

When i make rice roti it becomes necessary to have chana dal chutney along with it. I love this chutney since my childhood. My mom would always prepare this thick chutney along with chilka. This is my mothers recipe of how to make chana dal ki chutney.

Chana dal ki chutney

Yields: 1 cup
Preparation time - 2 minutes
Cooking time- 2 minutes
Level of difficulty -easy


  • Chana dal- 100 g
  • Coconut- 100g , chopped or grated
  • Oil- 1tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Green Chilli - 1
  • Water
For tempering:
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seed
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Dry red chilies
  • Roast the chana dal by adding a Tsp of oil in a pan, once it gets roasted, take them off from the pan and let them cool off.
  • In a mixer  grinder jar add all the ingredients ,add little water, grind into fine paste.
  • Transfer this chutney into a serving bowl.
  • Now heat 2 Tsp of oil in a pan, add the mustard seed, curry leaves and red chillies, as soon as the mustard starts spluttering, turn off the heat and pour this whole thing over the chutney .
Your chana dal ki chutney is absolutely ready to be served. Serve it with Chilka, Dosa, Idli, Roti, Rice and enjoy :-)

By- Sushmita Pandit.


  1. Very healthy and lovely chutney....

  2. Yummy... chana dal chutney looks just awesome...

  3. perfect with hot rice and a dollop of ghee.

  4. Would love this with hot crispy dosas !

  5. today I did same chutney for dosa..but I use red chilly, tamarind and urad dal along with your ingredients..urs looks perfect..

  6. Your chutney looks yummy and exotic Sush.. Will try this the next time I make dosa :-)

  7. Suahmita, this looks delicious. Happy to follow you :-)

  8. very yummy & good looking chutney with easy recipe.


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