Besan Chutney Recipe

Besan chutney is a popular Indian condiment made with gram flour (besan), yogurt, and spices. It has a creamy texture and a tangy flavor that complements a variety of dishes. This chutney is easy to make and can be served as a dip or a spread. It adds a delicious twist to sandwiches, wraps, and snacks. Besan chutney is also a great accompaniment to Indian street food like pakoras and samosas.

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Ingredients for Besan Chutney Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Gram Flour
  • 0.33 cup Yogurt
  • 0.17 cup Water
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Y Leaves
  • 0.67 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder

Directions: Besan Chutney Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, dry roast besan (gram flour) until it turns golden brown and aromatic.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, whisk together yogurt, water, and besan until smooth.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and green chilies. Saute until the seeds crackle.
  • STEP 4.Add the besan-yogurt mixture to the pan and cook on low heat until it thickens.
  • STEP 5.Season with salt, red chili powder, and roasted cumin powder. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Remove from heat and let the chutney cool down before serving.
  • STEP 7.Store the besan chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the besan properly to get rid of the raw taste.
  • Adjust the consistency of the chutney by adding more or less water as per your preference.
  • You can add a pinch of sugar to balance the flavors if desired.
  • For a spicier chutney, increase the quantity of green chilies or add some red chili flakes.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve besan chutney as a dip with snacks like pakoras, samosas, or vegetable fritters.
  • Use it as a spread in sandwiches, wraps, or rolls for an extra burst of flavor.
  • Store the chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator to keep it fresh for a few days.
Nutrition
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43
calories per serving
1 g Fat2 g Protein5 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    13mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    902mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    39mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    27mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    21mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    33mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp