Monday, April 23, 2012

Red Chutney / Kaaara chutney

Red chutney or Kaara chutney is served as a side dish for idlies and dosais in South Indian Cuisine.When we go to hotels in South India,.especially in Chennai,we can see different colour chutneys for tiffin.This chutney is also called red chutney as it gets the colour from red chillies.

1.Onion          -        1
2.Tomato       -        1
3.Red chillies  -        6
4.Urad dal     -         1 tsp
5.Chana dal   -          1 tsp
6.Mutard seeds-       1/4 tsp
7.Coconut       -        2 to 3 pieces

Tempering ingredients :
1.Oil                -         1 tsp
2.Mustard seeds-        1/2 tsp
3.Urad dal         -         1/2 tsp
4.Curry leaves   -          few

* Take a pan,add oil.
* Add mustard seeds,urad dal,chana dal and red chillies.
* Slowly roast them ,till it turns light brown and keep it aside.
* Now add chopped onion,tomato,coconut and roast them well.
* Cool the mixture completely and grind it with little salt.
* Take another pan,add oil and temper with mutard seeds,urad dal ,curry leaves.
* Pour the tempering in the grinded chutney.
* Serve with idlies,dosas or paniyarams.
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Pari Vasisht said...

Love this chutney. Looks so nice.



Priya Sreeram said...

my fav too ! looks tongue tickling :)

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Yummy looking chutney. Lovely colorful preparation.


Sravs said...

Nice chutney with delicious flavors !!

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turmericnspice said...

Love the colors

Sangeetha Nambi said...

I can feel the Kaaram and taste :)

Sobha Shyam said...

very yummy chutney, love this..

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

I often make this for idlis. looks delish!!!

Priya Suresh said...

One of my fav chutney, super tempting.

Shanthi said...

Lovely recipe,looks tempting.

Aruna Manikandan said...

pass me the plate dear :)

Ganga Sreekanth said...

my fav chutney....looks yummy

Suja Manoj said...

Yum the color..

Priya dharshini said...

My fav chutney,luv those idlies too.. said...

wow..that looks tasty & inviting..;) said...

wow..that looks tasty & inviting..;)

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Love to have this spicy chutney with hot idlies and love the colour. Thanks for linking the same to the event.

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Asiya Omar said...

nice colour,looks amazing.

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