Besan Chutney

This is a very simple and tasty chutney made of Besan and it goes well with Idli.



  1. Besan (senaga pindi) – 1 cup
  2. Tamarind pulp – 1/2 cup
  3. Green chillies – 3

  4. Ginger – 1″ piece

  5. Salt to taste


For Seasoning:

  1. Urad dal – 1/4 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

  3. Jeera – 1/4 tsp

  4. Chopped coriander leaves – 1 tsp

  5. Oil – 1tsp


  • Mix Tamarind pulp in a cup of water and add besan to this.

  • Add green chillies , ginger and salt to the above and keep it on the stove and keep stirring without any lumps.

  • Once it is cooked (the besan thickens a little bit) remove from the stove.

  • To this add the seasoning and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

  • It tastes good when served hot.


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