People are now waking up to the health benefits of Flaxseed. In North Karnataka where this is grown extensively, this seed has been used in their cuisine since a long time. A chutney powder prepared using these seeds is tasty as well as healthy!
We have a Curry leaves tree in Mysore and the tree grows better if the branches are cut during monsoons. After distributing some among the neighbors, the rest are used to prepare Curry leaves Chutney powder.
Fried Bengal Gram and Split Gram spicy powder used as an accompaniment with Dosa, Idli or plain Rice.
Required Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients:
1 Cup Bengal Gram
1.5 Cup Black split Gram
15 Red Chilies
1.5 Cup Dry Coconut
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
1 tbsp Oil
A pinch of Asafoetida
Few Curry leaves
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
Fry Red Chilies and keep it aside. Fry Bengal Gram and Black Gram separately.
Powder the Dry Coconut. Grind Bengal Gram, Urad Dal, Salt and Tamarind and Red Chilies to a powder. Mix this with the Coconut powder
Prepare a seasoning with Oil, Hing, Curry leaves, Mustard seeds.
1 Cup Hurigadale/Fried Gram
1/2 Cup Dry Coconut
3 one inch pieces of Tamarind
½ Cup Red Chilies
Salt to taste
Heat Oil and add Hing, Tamarind and Red Chilies and stir for 2 minutes. Switch off the heat and add Fried Gram and stir for few seconds. Let it cool. Grind Fried Gram, Hing, Red Chilies, Tamarind and Salt to a powder.