Roasted gramdhal is called as pottukadalai in tamil . this chutney is the special preparation of my maternal grandma to grandpa. As he underwent By-pass surgery , he was not allowed to have coconut.
Although , my grandpa passed away on july 22 , whenever I make this chutney his memories revolves in my mind . we had a lot of fond memories about him.
This chutney is suitable for diabetic patient too. It tastes similar to coconut chutney . This chutney goes well with idli , dosa , roti and rice too.
Roasted gram dhal – 1 cup
Green chilly – 2
Ginger – 1’’ piece
Curry leaves – a sprig
Coriander leaves – few
Salt as required
In a blender , grind gram dhal , ginger , curry leaves , coriander leaves , chilly and salt without water for a turn.
Add quarter cup of water and grind again.
Pottukadalai chutney is ready.
No tempering is added to make this chutney healthy.