This is a very popular Chettinad chutney prepared with pearl onions. This chutney is very easy to prepare and goes well with idli, dosa, kuzhi paniyaram and appam. It is also one for my favorite chutney for dosa. It tastes heavenly with mudakathan keerai dosai (coming soon) and paniyaram. Today we will learn how to make kara chutney following this simple recipe.
How to make Kara Chutney
Prep time -under 15 mins
Cook time -under 15 mins
Shallots/pearl onions - 1 cup
Red chillies -3-4 or as needed
Garlic - 2 cloves (optional)
Tamarind - very less
For the seasoning
Oil -3 tbsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Urad dal -3/4 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Grind together onion, tomato, red chillies, garlic, tamarind and salt to a smooth paste.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, curry leaves and the ground paste.
Cook on medium flame until the mixture oozes out oil.
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