Walnut Coconut Chutney/Dip | Recipe with Walnut

walnut coconut chutney

Walnut ( Karat/akhrot  ) chutney/dip is one of the recipe which I got when browsing.I made it a day for dosa and had some dip left over,since I am alone in afternoon for lunch I just mixed it with rice ,to say the truth it tasted awesome with rice rather than in morning.Got it from here and made slight changes.


Some health benefit of walnut:

  • Its considered brain  food due to high omega-3 fatty acids.
  • good source of manganese and copper.
  • Protein rich.
  • Powerful antioxidants and Vitamin E.
  • Have monounsaturated fats(MUFAs) which help reduce high cholesterol level and improve cardiovascular wellness


Ingredients:

  • Walnut- 1\2 cup
  • Grated coconut- 1\4 cup(fresh or frozen)
  • Red chilly-2
  • Green chillies-2
  • Toor dal- 2 tbsp.
  • Garlic cloves- 3 r 4
  • Tamarind- a small marble size
  • salt to taste
  • curry leaves a spring
  • oil- 1 tbsp.

To temper:( I didn't temper it here)

  • Oil
  • mustard
  • urad dal
  • curry leaves
  • hing powder-a pinch


Method:

1. Keep all ur ingredients ready.

2.In a wok/pan add a tbsp. oil,first add the dal and roast for while,then add green and red chillies,garlic,curry leaves and roast for while.

3.Then add walnut and roast for just a minute and switch off.Add tamarind and coconut to it .

4.Cool it and transfer it to blender,add salt and make a fine or coarse paste according to your preference.

5.Then temper with the ingredients " to temper" and pour it over the paste.

Serve it with idli, dosai, etc.




note:

1.I didn't temper here,do it if u want.

2.Add chilies according to ur spice level.

3.The original recipe used red lentil / masoor dal since I didn't have it I used toor dal.



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