May 27, 2008

Pudina Chutney

I made pudina chutney to eat along with rava idlis.

Ingredients: -
1 cup pudina leaves
1 cup coriander leaves
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 small tomato
1 tsp urad dal
2-3 dry red chillies
1 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp tamarind paste
Curry leaves to season

1. In a pan add 1 tsp oil & heat on medium flame.
2. Add 1/2 tsp of urad dal & fry till it turns little brown.
3. Now add chopped onions & red chillies.
4. Fry till the onion pieces begin to sweat.
5. Add pudina & coriander leaves & fry till the leaves shrink in size.
6. At the end add the tomato pieces & fry for around 4-5 minutes till the tomato pieces become tender.
7. Remove from fire & let the mixture in pan completely cool down.
8. Add tamarind paste & salt & grind in a mixer.
9. Without adding water run for the first time.
10. Add water if necessary for the subsequent turns.
11. For seasoning, put 1 tsp oil in a pan & add mustard to it.
12. Once they splutter, add 1 tsp urad dal & fry till they turn little brown.
13. Add curry leaves & fry for another minute.
14. Pour this fried urad dal & curry leaves over the chutney.

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