Masoor ki chutney Recipe

Masoor ki chutney is a tangy and spicy condiment made from red lentils. It is a popular accompaniment in Indian cuisine, known for its bold flavors and vibrant color. The chutney is made by cooking masoor dal with spices, tamarind, and jaggery, and then blending it into a smooth paste. It can be served with snacks like samosas, pakoras, or as a side dish with main meals. Masoor ki chutney adds a burst of flavor to any dish and is a must-try for spice lovers.

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Ingredients for Masoor ki chutney Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Masoor Dal, Soaked
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2.25 Y Leaves
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/4 tablespoon Jaggery, Grated

Directions: Masoor Ki Chutney Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak masoor dal for 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.Drain the water and cook the dal with water, turmeric powder, and salt until soft.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies. Fry until the seeds crackle.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 7.Add red chili powder, coriander powder, and tamarind pulp. Mix well.
  • STEP 8.Add the cooked masoor dal and jaggery. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Allow the mixture to cool and then blend it into a smooth paste.
  • STEP 10.Heat oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and dried red chilies. Fry until the seeds crackle.
  • STEP 11.Pour the tempering over the chutney and mix well.
  • STEP 12.Serve masoor ki chutney with snacks or as a side dish with main meals.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the masoor dal helps in faster cooking and better texture.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • You can store the chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the masoor ki chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Serve it chilled or at room temperature.
  • It can be served as a dip with snacks or as a side dish with main meals.
Nutrition
value
56
calories per serving
3 g Fat2 g Protein5 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

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

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    18mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    240mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    10mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    35mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    43mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • 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