Friday, January 18, 2008




Freshly grated coconut------------ 1 cup

Mint/pudina -----------------------1 bunch

Coriander leaves------------------- 1/2 bunch

Cumin seeds -----------------------1 tsp
Green chillies---------------------- 3-4

Roasted peanuts------------------- 3-4 tbp

Water------------------------------- as required

Salt---------------------------------- to taste
Oil -----------------------------------2 tsp

Mustard seeds---------------------- 1tsp

Curry leaves ------------------------few
Urad dal -----------------------------1 tsp

Channa dal------------------------- 1tbsp

Chopped onions-------------------- 1/4 cup

Tamarind paste-----------------------1 tsp

Garlic clove--------------------------- 1

Peeled ginger------------------------- 1/2inch


1.Heat a 1tsp of oil a small pan. Add the1/2 tbsp of channa dal and let them splutter.

2.Add the green chillis and chopped coriander leaves, and stir fry for 2-3 mts till you get a nice aroma.

3.Add the mint leaves and toss them about for a few seconds.

4.Remove from heat and cool.

5.Grind the grated coconut, sautéed green chillies,roasted 1/2 tsp channa dal ,coriander leaves, mint leaves and roasted peanuts along with salt.

6.At the final stage add tamarind paste,garlic,ginger to the paste and blend together.

7.Heat 1 tsp of oil and add mustard seeds,remaining 1/2 tbsp of channa dal,urad dal and curry leaves.

8.The tempered mixture can be added to the chutney.

9.Lemon juice can be added to the above chutney.

1 comment:

Ramki said...

Hi Raaji,

Am blogging your pachadi as a model recipe in the 1001 coconut chutney cookbook at

Thanks for the recipe.