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Bombay Chutney (Besan Chutney) Recipe

Bombay Chutney (Besan Chutney) is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Blend Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • besan (gram flour) - 5 tsp
  • Onion - 1 medium size
  • Green chillies - 5
  • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder
  • Curry leaves
  • oil (to season)
  • Coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Bombay Chutney (Besan Chutney):

    1. Mix besan with 4 cups of water. Make sure there are no lumps in the gravy. Add salt and garam masala.
    2. Heat a small amount of oil in a pan. Season with Jeera.
    3. Now add finely chopped onions, curry leaves, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt.
    4. Fry till the onion becomes transparent brown.
    5. Now add the besan gravy and stir till it becomes semi-solid.
    6. Remove from the fire and add lemon juice and coriander leaves (plenty).
    7. This can be eaten as a side dish for pooris, chappatis or dosas.
    8. This is easy to make, economical and a quick recipe for those busy moms.


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