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Katachi Amti Recipe

Mithra cse
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Katachi Amti Recipe RECIPE

Katachi Amti Recipe with step by step. Spice up your rice with this flavoursome Maharashtrian dal. Katachi Amti is a tongue-tickling preparation of chana dal, which combines sweet and savoury flavours. Link:

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup hana dal + 3 cups water
  2. 1 small tomato chopped
  3. 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  4. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  5. 5-6 Curry Leaves
  6. 2 pinches of asafetida
  7. 1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
  8. 1/2 tsp garam masala
  9. 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  10. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  11. 2 tsp oil
  12. 1-2 tsp Fresh coconut
  13. salt to taste


  1. Rinse the chana dal first.
  2. In a pressure cooker, cook the chana dal for 6 to 7 whistles.
  3. Strain the cooked dal, reserving 2 tablespoons for later use.
  4. In a pan heat oil and crackle the mustard seeds.
  5. Then add the cumin seeds and sauté till they change color and are fragrant.
  6. Then add the curry leaves, turmeric powder, chili powder and asafetida.
  7. Stir and add chopped tomatoes. Sauté till the tomatoes soften.
  8. Add the reserved chana dal and the stock.
  9. Season with salt, chopped coriander leaves and add the garam masala.
  10. Stir well and let the katachi amti come to a boil.
  11. Add the coconut.
  12. Lower the flame and then simmer amti for about 5 to 7 minutes.
  13. Serve with puran poli or steamed rice.

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Sangeeta Arora
Sangeeta Arora   Jun-20-2018

will try it

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