April 11, 2018

Masoor Dal & Turnip Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 66 / #100chutneys

Turnip is a root vegetable which is high in Vitamin C and commonly used in regular cooking along with its greens ( Leafy part ). This vegetable is popularly used in Sambhar, Curry and Kurma. Using this healthy veggie, prepared a protein rich chutney along with Masoor dal. This chutney goes well with a plain hot rice and also can be serve with Curd rice or Rasam rice. Adjust the quantity of red chilli according to taste bud.

Ingredients :

2 Tsp Oil 
1/2 Cup Masoor dal 
4 Dry red chillies 
1 Tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera 
4 Garlic pods 
1/2 Cup Turnip, finely chopped 
Salt to taste 

Method :

Dry roast masoor dal and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds followed by dry red chillies, garlic pods and the finely chopped turnips. Saute and cook well.

Cool the ingredients and grind into a semi coarse or fine paste by adding salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and serve.

Serving Options :

Serve with plain Rice, Curdr rice or Rasam rice.


  1. You certainly have a way with chutney. Yet another amazing chutney.

  2. I love the way you use the combination of ingridents and flavours to create new chutney each time, just awed by your creativity , lobed this recipe too.

  3. Wow.. the chutney looks so good.

  4. Deliciously made instant & healthy chutney, superb share.

  5. Masoor dal and turnip chutney is new to me. Never heard about it. Bookmarking it to try later. I am sure it will be delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

  6. Fabulous chutney sis, quite an interesting one. And this chutney will definitely please my tastebuds..

  7. Turnip masoor dal chutney sounds super inviting and I love the way you served it as round on top of rice.

  8. Such a lovely chutney it is, tastes good with hot rice along with ghee.

  9. Delicious and healthy chutney....Chutneys are my favourite...a must have to start my meal...Nice share!!

  10. That Urundai of Chutney when smashed and mixed with rice and sesame oil - will directly provide a heavenly experience. I am a big fan of chutney / rice / ennai combo. Loved the use of masoor dal and turnips. Healthy ingredients.. 66 so far .. great achievement!

  11. Turnip chutney sounds creative and healthy. I will say chutney's are life savers during busy week days.

  12. I second Archana! I'm speechless here, chutney sounds amazing!

  13. LOvely share Priya. Such innovative combinations of chutneys you have got. Kudos!