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Saturday, February 10, 2018

Tender Green Chickpeas Chutney Type 1

Ingredients:
1/2 cup tender Chickpeas / Ele Kadle
1/2 cup grated Coconut
4 - 5 strands of Coriander leaves
4 - 5 pieces of Mango or Grape sized Tamarind
Salt to taste
5 - 6 Green Chillies
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
Pinch of Asafetida powder
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies
5 - 6 Curry leaves
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Remove the outer cover of tender Chickpeas, wash them and keep them aside as shown in the picture below.

Put grated coconut, mango pieces or tamarind, salt, green chillies, chickpeas, coriander leaves in a mixer and grind it to smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water. (If it is frozen coconut, use hot water while grinding.)

Put mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chilly pieces, oil in a pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, curry leaves and keep it for few seconds and then add it to chutney. It goes well with Idli, Dosas,Chapathis, Rice, etc.