Mysore Chutney Recipe – Chana Dal Chutney

Mysore Chutney is a delicious South Indian condiment which goes well with dosas and other south indian delicacies. It is very famous in Karnataka and is prepared in most of the households.  Oil, Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal), Dry Red Chillies, Lemon juice, Salt, Dessicated Coconut, Tamarind, Curry leaves, Ginger   1 teaspoon Oil 1/2 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) 5 Dry Red Chillies , broken 1 tablespoon Lemon juice Salt , as required 1 teaspoon Dessicated Coconut 20 grams Tamarind 1 sprig Curry leaves 1 teaspoon Ginger , chopped     20   45     To begin making the Mysore Chutney Recipe, first Soak dry red chillies in warm water for half an hour. Soak the tamarind in little water to extract the pulp.Heat oil in a wide pan. Add chana dal and roast well on low to medium heat until golden brown in colour. Once done, keep it aside to cool.Once cooled grind together roasted dal, dry red chillies,, tamarind pulp, salt, coconut, curry leaves, ginger and water in a blender.Grind to a coarse paste. Transfer the Mysore chutney into a serving bowl and serve.Serve Mysore Chutney with homemade soft idli or masala dosa and  South Indian Filter Coffee.