Side Dish for Adai dosa | How to make Red Chilli Chutney


side dish for adai dosa


A side dish for adai dosa that makes it super-delicious is red chilli chutney. You can use it also for idli, dosa, adai dosa in particular; chapati and roti. How much time does it take to make this food? In less than ten minutes you can make this chutney.

If you know how to make red chilli chutney, you can prepare it as a tasty side dish not only for adai dosa, but also for other dosas like bread dosa and neer dosa.


A trait of the red chilli chutney recipe is that it needs only a few ingredients. Further, these are the items you typically use everyday. Red chilli, coconut and onion are the main items.

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Use Byadagi chilli, if you like the chutney to be less spicy, or use another variety if you like it to be spicier.

TIP
If you like the chutney to have a sweet tinge, add sugar or jaggery to the other ingredients and grind. You may want to use jaggery because of its medicinal benefits.

Season the red chili chutney, with oil, mustard, hing, urad dal and curry leaves, to give a further boost to its taste.

Use the seasoned chutney as a side dish for adai dosa and rice.






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Servings: 1/2- 3/4 cup

Ingredients:

1. Red chilies 5-6
2. Fresh coconut pieces 1/4 cup
3. Onion(s) 1-2, cut into pieces

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4. Roasted gram dal 2 tablespoons
5. Tamarind, small piece
6. Fresh coriander leaves, few sprigs
7. Oil 1/2 teaspoon
8. Salt to taste

How to make Red Chilli Chutney?


1. Heat oil.

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2. Add chilies.

Fry till these become hot or change color.

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Remove the chilies and keep aside.
3. Add onions.

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Fry till the onions become soft.

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4. Add all the ingredients. except onion, to a mixer jar.

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Grind.

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5. Add the onions.

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Add the water.

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Grind to a paste.

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6. Red chilli chutney is ready.

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TIPS Side Dish for Adai Dosa
1. If you do not have roasted gram dal, use one tablespoon of fried urad dal.
2. If you do not have fresh coconut, use copra (dry coconut).
3. Add a few cloves of garlic, along with onion, in Step 3, if you want this chutney to be spicy and want to benefit from the medicinal properties of garlic.