Spicy chutney powder


Spicy and aromatic chutney powder is a perfect side dish for dosa and idli. Made with lots of spices like pepper corns and dried chillies, the chutney powder can be stored for a while in air tight containers.


200 gms white urad dal

1 bunch curry leaves

100 gms yellow lentils

2 tbsp black pepper corns

1 tbsp cumin

15-20 dried chillies

2 tsp salt

¼ tsp asafoetida


Roast urad dal and curry leaves together for about 5 min

Roast yellow lentils until it turns golden brown

Roast black pepper corns and cumin for 2 min

Roast dried chillies, salt and asafoetida until the colour of the dried chillies change

All the ingredients roasted separately can now be ground into a fine powder.

The chutney powder can be mixed with ghee or gingelly oil, and tastes good with idli, dosa, or uthappam

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