Chana dal chutney (pachadi)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup chana dal
  • 4-5 dry red chillies
  • 2-3 fresh red chillies (optional)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic

How to Make Chana dal chutney (pachadi)

  • In a pan, heat one tablespoon of oil.
  • Add one cup of chana dal and dry and fresh red chillies. Fry on medium heat till light brown.
  • Add some water and keep aside for a few minutes for the dal to soften.
  • Just before serving, add salt and grind to make a paste.
  • Now, add garlic and grind again. Serve with hot rice, ghee, or butter.
  • Can also be served with idli/dosa/or as a bread spread.