Saturday, July 13, 2013

Red Bell Pepper Chutney-Chutney Recipe for Idli Dosa

If you are bored of the regular coconut chutney or tomato chutney or onion chutney, then give this bell pepper chutney with tomatoes a try. It tastes great with idli, dosa, upma, adai, parathas and pongal. It can be used as a spread for bread and also as a dip for samosas, bajji etc. Today we will learn how to make bell pepper chutney following this simple recipe.

Red Bell Pepper Chutney

How to make Red Bell Pepper Chutney for idli dosa 

Prep time - under 10 mins
Cook time -under -15 mins
Serves -3

Ingredients needed 

Onion - 1/3 cup
Green chilli -1
Garlic cloves - 2-3
Ginger -1/2 inch piece
Red Bell pepper - 1 cup chopped
Tomato -3/4 cup chopped
Coriander leaves -2 tbsp

Oil - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds/jeera seeds - 1 tsp
Bengal gram/channa dal - 2 tsp
Urad dal -1 tbsp
Red chillies -2

For the seasoning 

Oil - 1 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Curry leaves - few

Method 

Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add cumins seeds, when it splutters, add bengal gram, urad dal, red chillies and saute until dal turns golden brown. Remove from pan.

In the same pan, add onions, garlic, ginger, green chilli and saute until onions turn transparent.

Then add chopped tomatoes and cook for a few minutes.

Add bell pepper and cook until it becomes soft.

Add coriander leaves and switch off the flame. Let it cool.

First grind the dal mixture to a smooth paste, then add the bell pepper + tomato mix and grind it to a smooth paste.

Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal ,curry leaves, saute for a few seconds and pour it over the chutney.

Delicious and tasty chutney is ready to be served with idly and dosa.

Find more side dish for idli dosa and enjoy preparing them.

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11 comments:

  1. Very stunning and tempting photograph. Thanks for the recipe :)

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  2. love the chutney colour....so perfect to dip some warm idli's

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  3. tasty chutney.. I do it with all red, yellow and green.. must try this

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  4. Tasty chutney.. And great use of capsicum :)

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  5. tempting clicks....perfect chutney for idly

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  6. This is a new chutney to me. I am going to try this one soon. It looks very yummy & I am sure will be great with dosas

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  7. The chutney is so mouthwatering! A great click too :-)

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  8. tempting chutney padhu... as usual great clik...

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  9. Hello,I am big fan of your blog.I often gaze around here even before I started blogging.Lovely chutney.My all time favorite,please visit my space when you find a moment :)

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  10. Very tasty and perfect mouthwashering ..... for Idli , Dosa , vada & all others

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  11. Ah! totally loved it. Mouth watering indeed :)

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