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palak chutney recipe | spinach chutney | palakura pachadi

easy palak chutney recipe | spinach chutney | palakura pachadi
Course chutney
Cuisine south india
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • 3 chilli
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 bunch palak / spinach roughly chopped
  • ½  cup coconut grated
  • small piece tamarind
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal and ½ tsp cumin.
  • also add 3 chilli and 1 inch ginger. saute until blisters appear on the skin of chilli.
  • keeping the flame on low, add 1 bunch palak and saute well.
  • saute on low flame until the palak shrinks slightly and turns dark.
  • cool completely, and transfer to the mixi.
  • also add ½  cup coconut, small piece tamarind and ½ tsp salt.
  • blend to smooth paste adding ½ cup water.
  • now prepare the tempering by heating 2 tsp oil.
  • once the oil is hot, add ½ tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, 1 dried red chilli, few curry leaves and allow to splutter.
  • pour the tempering over palak chutney and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy palak chutney with idli, dosa or rice.