March 20, 2018

Green Zucchini & Palak Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 44 / #100chutneys

This delicious chutney is prepared using green Zucchini and Palak / Spinach and can be served with Idly or Dosa. The addition of horse gram and urad dal to the chutney makes it more nutritious and tasty. Adjust the quantity of chilli according to taste bud or family's preferences.

Sharing few recipes using Palak / Spinach which I had posted earlier..

Corn & Spinach Millet Idly 

Spinach & Aubergine Rice 

Spinach & Brown Rice Neer Urundai 

Crispy Pinch using Five spice powder 

Tofu & Spinach Sandwich 

Ingredients :

1 Tbsp Oil
1 Tbsp Horsegram
1 Tbsp Urad dal
1/2 Cup Zucchini, finely chopped
10 Palak leaves / Spinach, chopped 
4 - 5 Dry red chillies 
Small piece of Tamarind
Salt to taste

For Tadka :

1 Tsp Oil 
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Urad dal 
A pinch of Hing powder 
A sprig of Curry leaf  

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add Horse gram followed by Urad dal.

Fry until the colour of dal changes in a low flame.

Add all the remaining ingredients except salt.

Sauté it for couple of minutes and add 1/4 Cup of water.

Close the pan with a lid and cook until the veggie - palak gets cooked.

Once done, cool the ingredients and grind into fine paste by adding the required quantity of salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

For tadka, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal followed by hing powder and curry leaf.

Fry and add it to the prepared chutney.


Serving Options :

Serve with Idly or Dosa.

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