Saturday, April 24, 2010

Broccoli Pachchadi / Chutney


Broccoli : 1 medium sized (separated into florets)
Capsicum : 2 nos. (cut into big chunks)
Carrot : 1 medium sized (cut into big chunks)
Tomato : 1 (cut into big chunks)
Garlic : 4 cloves
Urad Dal : 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tbsp
Chana Dal : 1 tbsp
Green Chillies : 7 to 8
Tamarind : a small marble sized (soaked in little water)
Oil : 3 tsps
Salt : as required

For Popu / Tadka:
Red chillies : 4 or 5 1" pieces
Curry leaves :  of 1 or 2 stems
Urad Dal : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Hing (Inguva) : a pinch

  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan, add urad dal, cumin seeds, chana dal and green chillies and toss for 2 or 3 minutes until done.
  • Add all the vegetables and cook on medium flame till they are cooked.  Saute in between.
  • Grind all the ingredients including garlic and tamarind in a mixer jar until smooth.  Add salt.
  • Transfer the contents from the mixer jar to the serving bowl.
  • Heat a tsp of oil in a pan, fry all the popu ingredients and pour it over the chutney.
  • Can be well served with dosas, chapatis or even plain rice.


    1. hey chala baaga decorate chesav vasavi chala baundhi...inkaa healthy recipe kuda.....need to try once... :)

    2. Thanks Gayathri.. for your valuable comments..


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