Masoor ki chutney | How to make Masoor ki chutney

By Lisha Aravind  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Masoor ki chutney Recipe

Masoor ki chutney is a tasty side dish for dosa. It is a Hyderabadi special recipe. Masoor dal is also called as red lentils or Egyptian lentils. This chutney makes use of masoor dal as the main ingredient and hence the name masoor ki chutney or masoor dal ki chutney. This dish is prepared in most of the Andhra homes on a regular basis and is served along with dosa, dibba dosa, or with pesarattu.

Masoor ki chutney, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Masoor ki chutney is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Lisha Aravind. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Masoor ki chutney is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Masoor ki chutney recipe by Lisha Aravind. Masoor ki chutney can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Masoor ki chutney just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Masoor ki chutney can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Masoor ki chutney.

Masoor ki chutney

Ingredients to make Masoor ki chutney

  • masoor dal - 1/2 cup
  • dry red chili - 6
  • tamarind - one small piece
  • garlic - 3
  • cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • dry red chili - 1
  • curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • asafoetida powder / hing - a pinch
  • oil - 2 tsp
  • salt - to taste

How to make Masoor ki chutney

  1. Wash masoor dal and drain it.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add washed and drained dal, and fry for about 1 -2 minutes or until they change color. Transfer the roasted dal to a plate.
  3. In the same pan, add dry red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and roast well. Transfer it to another plate.
  4. Add the roasted coriander, cumin seeds, garlic, tamarind, salt and dal into a blender. Grind it into a coarse paste by adding water. Keep it aside.
  5. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add curry leaves, dry red chili, and stir-fry for a minute.
  6. Add the tempering to the dal mixture and mix well.
  7. Serve masoor ki chutney with dosa or vada.

Reviews for Masoor ki chutney (2)

Geeta Chaudhari2 years ago


Ghazala Qureshi2 years ago

Never heard about dis dal chatni will try for sure.