Chutney Powder : Andhra Special | How to make Chutney Powder : Andhra Special

By Sandhya Hariharan  |  22nd Mar 2016  |  
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Chutney Powder : Andhra Specialby Sandhya Hariharan
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About Chutney Powder : Andhra Special Recipe

Indian Cuisine is rich in Spices with its influence from multi states . They are a combination and amalgamation of spices in the right proportion. This chutney Powder is one such powder, exclusively influenced from the state of Andhra. They are flavorsome, aromatic and full on with a kick to accompany steaming Rice or Dosa’s and Idli’s. I was introduced to this ambrosial powder earlier last year by a dear friend Lavanya.

Chutney Powder : Andhra Special

Ingredients to make Chutney Powder : Andhra Special

  • 1/2 Cup Tur dal
  • 1/2 Cup Channa dal
  • 1/2 Moong dal
  • 1/2 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 12 Nos Dried Red Chillies
  • 4 Nos garlic Cloves
  • 3 Sprigs of curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Hing ( asafoetida)
  • salt as needed

How to make Chutney Powder : Andhra Special

  1. Dry Roast the Dals one by one until golden brown in medium flame and set them aside in a plate together.
  2. In the same heated pan, dry roast the chillies in low flame, until the aromatic smoky flavour is released. Drain them on to the same plate. Next in line is garlic cloves in low flame for a very short while and drain them to the same plate.
  3. Dry roast Desiccated coconut on very low flame until they just begin to change color. Add Cumin Seeds, Curry leaves, Hing and roast for another one minute. Hing gets absolutely aromatic , full on.
  4. Drain them onto the plate and let cool. Once they achieve room temperature, load the ingredients into the blender jar and grind them until a coarse mixture is achieved. Taste and add the needed salt.
  5. Serve this lentils loaded Chutney powder mixed with ghee on Steaming White Rice or along with Idli’s ( Steamed Rice cakes) or Dosa’s ( Lentil Crepe’s).

My Tip:

You could replace all the amount of coconut with peanuts if you like to enjoy a variation.

Reviews for Chutney Powder : Andhra Special (13)

Jayashree Halkai2 years ago

u can add imli n little jagree nfew fenugreek seeds

Sam Lohit2 years ago


Kalyani Shroff2 years ago

is this called Malgapodi??? still thanks a ton for sharing this recipe... I m goin to try...

Ranjini Menon2 years ago


Sridevi Emani2 years ago


Rekha Samsi2 years ago


Rajashree Deshmane2 years ago


priya waheed2 years ago

I love this Chutney powder,but didn't know how to make it. Thanks for sharing the recipe Sandhya. will definitely make it.:relaxed:

Vasanth Rk2 years ago


Meheli Banerjee2 years ago

peanut is good n enhance the taste also

Shilpi lala3 years ago

wow the powder looks yum but the presentation is just brilliant!

Ritu Sharma3 years ago


Sakshi Khanna3 years ago

Lovely recipe and beautiful presentation