Saturday, June 14, 2008

Hinga chutney


½ cups grated coconut
3 to 4 red chillies fried in a tsp of oil till crisp
¼ tsp tamarind concentrate (optional) or you can add ½ tsp of lime juice
Salt to taste

For seasoning:

3 tsp cooking oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
5 to 6 curry leaves/kadi patta
¼ tsp asafoetida


1. In a blender jar add in the coconut, fried red chillies, tamarind/lime juice, & salt and grind it to a fine paste using water. Pour it in a bowl.

2. Heat oil in a tadka pan and add mustard seeds, when they start to sputter add curry leaves and asafoetida and fry till the curry leaves are crisp and the asafoetida is also fried well, may be 1 or 2 minutes on a medium flame.

3. Add the seasoning on the chutney and mix well and serve alongside dosas or idlis.

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