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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Chutney powder recipe - Shenga putani khobri chutney powder - How to make instant chutney powder

chutney powder in a bowl
Chutney powder recipe - chutney powder prepared with coconut, putani and peanut is very tasty and I like to mix it with curd to serve as a spicy side dish to main meal.  To day  I am posting an instant chutney powder recipe which is very handy and can be prepared at any time. Definitely you will find this chutney powder very useful to serve with idlis, dosas, chapathis,  rice etc. This chutney powder can be used to  make wet chutney by mixing  it with curd / yogurt. Here is the  simple version of instant chutney powder which is really easy to make. 

Chutney Powder Recipe
Preparation time - 5 minuteschutney powder in a bowl
Cooking time - 15 minutes
Yield - 2 cups chutney powder

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup grated dry coconut / khobri
  • 1/2 cup roasted split bengal gram / putani
  • 1/2 cup peanuts / ground nuts , roasted and husked
  • 1 heaped tsp cumin seeds / jeera , roasted
  • 1 tsp amchur powder or small grape sized tamarind
  • 2 heaped tsp chilli powder, slightly roasted
  • 1 tsp sugar or jaggery
  • Salt to tatse
Preparation
  1. Heat a pan and roast the peanuts till they become crisp. Cool them and remove the husks.
  2. Grate the dry coconut. Heat a pan and dry roast it  till it becomes aromatic and crisp.
  3. Roast the putanis  till they become crisp. Cool them.
Method
  1. Blend the roasted peanuts in a mixer for few seconds to make a coarse powder. 
  2. Do not run it till it becomes sticky. Keep it aside.
  3. Mix together the putanis and other ingredients except coconut and peanuts.Grind them into a fine powder.
  4. Add peanut coarse powder to the putani powder in the mixer and grind them to a fine  powder  
  5. Now add roasted coconut in this fine powder and again grind it to a fine powder to make an instant chutney powder. 
  6. Store the chutney powder in an airtight container. It can be stored for about a month.
Chutney powder - step by step pictures

1.  Heat a pan on medium flame and roast the dry coconut, peanut and putani separately. Remove the husk of the peanuts and set aside
roast the peanuts, coocnut and putani separately
2.  Blend the roasted peanuts in a mixer for few seconds to make a coarse powder. Do not run it till it becomes sticky. Keep it aside. 

3.  Mix together the putanis and other ingredients except coconut and peanuts.Grind them into a fine powder.
remove the husk and grind the peanuts.
4.  Add peanut coarse powder to the putani powder in the mixer and grind them to a fine powder 
grind the putani and other ingredients except coocnut
5.  Now add roasted coconut in this fine powder and again grind it to a fine powder to make an instant chutney powder. 
add the coconut and grind
6.  Store the chutney powder in an airtight container. It can be stored for about a month. Use as and when required.
store the chutney powder

7 comments:

  1. perfect vth hor rice n idlis.well done.
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  2. very different combo.beautiful color.

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  3. Just need some rice and ghee to enjoy this chutney powder.

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  4. perfect looking chutney powder, very useful post...

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  5. Tempting and flavorful podi..

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  6. flavorful chutney powder.

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