Katachi Amti | How to make Katachi Amti

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  3rd Apr 2016  |  
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About Katachi Amti Recipe

Katachi amti is a tangy and spicy flavored thin dal from Maharashtra. It is mainly served with puranpoli but it goes well with steam rice. Katachi amti is made from strained water of cooked chana dal..

Katachi Amti is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Katachi Amti by Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 5 people. You can find Katachi Amti at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Katachi Amti takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Katachi Amti is a good option for you. The flavour of Katachi Amti is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Katachi Amti on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Katachi Amti recipe on the page below.

Katachi Amti

Ingredients to make Katachi Amti

  • Strained water of boiled chana dal -1 big bowl
  • Boiled smash chana dal -1- 2 tablespoon
  • Green chili -1-2
  • Musterd seeds -1teaspoon
  • cumin seeds -1teaspoon
  • turmeric powder -1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder -1-2 teaspoon
  • curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • tamarind -1 tsp
  • Sugar /jaggery - 1 tsp
  • coriander leaves - one handfull
  • Goda masala - 1-2 teaspoon

How to make Katachi Amti

  1. Soak chana dal in water for 2-3 hrs. Pressure chana dal with 3-4 whistle.
  2. Strain water of boiled chana dal. Keep strained water in a bowl.
  3. Heat kadhai with 1 tablespoon of oil, add musterd seeds, cumin seeds, starts crackling, add curry leaves.
  4. Then add turmeric, chili powder and goda masala. Stir for a minute..
  5. Then add strained water of boiled chana dal, add smash chana dal, sugar or jaggery, slit green chili, give a nice stir..
  6. When it starts boiling add tamarind. Keep boiling for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Check seasoning , sprinkle some coriander leaves, katachi amti is ready to serve. Serve it with puranpoli or steam rice..

Reviews for Katachi Amti (6)

Silvia Ca year ago

can you pls tell whats goda masala? Thanks

Anuradha Kamatha year ago


Shashi Prinjaa year ago


Sweta Sheta year ago

I love it..

Rekha Sharmaa year ago


Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago

Nice and tangy!

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