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Besan Chutney for Idlis and dosas Recipe

Besan Chutney for Idlis and dosas is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Thursday, 16 March, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Besan/Chickpea Flour -150 gms
  • Onion - 1, medium, chopped fine
  • Peeled and crushed Garlic
  • Cloves -4
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Curry Patta leaves - 8
  • Chopped Coriander -2 tsp
  • Haldi - a pinch
  • Mustard Seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Jeera -1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder -1/2 tsp
  • Red Chillies - 2
  • 1/2 inch piece - ginger, chopped very fine
  • How to Make Besan Chutney for Idlis and dosas:

    1. Prepare thin batter with besan and water, add salt, red chilli powder and keep it aside.
    2. Heat oil, add mustard seeds, jeera, red chilli, curry leaves, fry till the seeds splutter, add onion pieces, crushed garlic, ginger and haldi, fry till onion becomes soft.
    3. Add besan solution and stir quickly so that no lumps are formed, cook till the chutney becomes a bit thick and sauce like.
    4. Sprinkle coriander and remove, use this chutney with idli/dosa.


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