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

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 (8)

Faryal Mehdi5 months ago

Wats goda masala
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rajkumari manohara year ago

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Silvia C3 years ago

can you pls tell whats goda masala? Thanks
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Anuradha Kamath3 years ago

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Shashi Prinja3 years ago

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Sweta Shet3 years ago

I love it..
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Rekha Sharma3 years ago

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Deviyani Srivastava4 years ago

Nice and tangy!
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