Kodhi Mennusu

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Curry leaves - 1 cup
  • Toor Dhal - 1 tbsp
  • Red Chillies - 10
  • Black Pepper - 2-3 tsp
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind - size of a Lemon
  • Jaggery grated - 2-3 tsp
  • Mustard, Hing for seasoning
  • Salt - to taste
  • Gingili oil (preferably) or any other cooking oil - 3 tbsp

How to Make Kodhi Mennusu

  • Soak Tuvar dal in water for 1/2 hour.
  • Separately soak tamarind also in water.
  • Grind all the ingredients except the seasoning with as little water as possible along with the soaked dhal and tamarind.
  • Now heat oil in a kadai, add mustard and hing and when it splutters, add the ground paste and fry till oil separates out from the chutney.
  • Tips: This is very good with rice and ghee and also as an accompaniment for dosa or idli. This is given to mothers with newborns.