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Kadamba Chutney is the simple and easy chutney variety that goes well with idli , dosa, upma and paniyaram. Kadamba means "mixture of" in Tamil. This chutney is the combo of onion,tomato,ginger,garlic,chilies,tamarind,coconut,mint and coriander leaves along with the roasted urad dal.

kadamba chutney

This is my moms recipe and we usually do this chutney along with paniyaram. Lets look at the steps to make this recipe.

kadamba chutney

Preparation Time : 10 mints | Cooking time: 10 mints | Serves: 4

Ingredients :

Oil – 2 tbspn

Urad dal – 2 tbspn

Onion – 1/2 cup chopped

Tomato – 1/3 cup chopped

Garlic – 2 tbspn chopped

Ginger – 1 tbspn chopped

Green chili – 1

Red chili – 1

Tamarind – 1 inch piece

Coriander leaves – 3 tbspn chopped

Mint leaves – 3 tbspn chopped

Coconut – 1/4 cup grated

Salt – As needed

To temper :

Oil – 2 tspn

Mustard – 1 tspn

Urad dal – 2 tspn

Red Chili – 1

Curry Leaves – few

Method :

1. Heat the kadai with 2 tbspn of oil. Add the urad dal,g.chili,r,chili and tamarind. Saute for a min then add the ginger and garlic. Saute till the dal turns golden.

2. Add onion and cook till it turns pink. Then add tomato, mint, coriander leaves.

3. Cook until tomato turns soft. Then add coconut and fry for a minute. Allow it to cool down. Then add it to the blender along with salt.

4. Grind it to a smooth paste by adding required water. Heat 2 tspn of oil in kadai and temper with the mustard,urad dal,red chili and curry leaves. Add it to the chutney.

Serve chutney with hot paniyaram....!!

kadamba chutney

My Notes :

1. If you don’t want to add coconut, you may skip that.

2. Adjust the spice according to your taste.

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