Low calorie green chutney

Posted on August 3, 2009. Filed under: Achaar/chutneys/powders, Diabetes/diabetic recipe | Tags: , |

Chutneys area favourite accompaniment for snacks as well for main meals. This low calorie chutney uses chana dal (daria) instead of fat laden ingredients like coconut and peanuts. Curds have been used to retain the fresh green colour of this chutney. It can be stored refrigerated for 2 to 3 days.

Cooking Time : 2 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 1/2 cup (approx. 7 tablespoons).

Ingredients
1/2 cup roasted chana dal (daria)
1/4 cup chopped coriander
1 green chilli, chopped
1 tablespoon low fat curds, beaten
salt to taste
For the seasoning
1/2 teaspoon oil
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/8 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
Method
1. Combine the chana dal, coriander and green chilli with 1 cup of water and grind to a smooth paste.
2. For the seasoning, heat the oil, add the asafoetida and mustard seeds and fry until the seeds crackle.
3. Pour the seasoning over the chutney, add the curds and mix well.

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