Tuesday 25 March 2014

Lassune chutney pitti ( Dry Garlic Chutney Powder)

I learnt this from my mother in law. She is an expert in chutney powders and used to prepared and give us bottles as and when we visited them . Without chutney powder our lunch is not complete.  This can be stored  for a month and should be kept in airtight         container or dry glass jar.   No need refrigerate it.   This goes well with dosa, idly or rice. No need to  add oil while eating this.
Dry /fresh coconut                                           2
Red chillies                                                         25 to 30
Tamarind                                                             small lemon size
Garlic                                                                    2 big pods
Oil                                                                         1tbsp
Salt to taste
Grate coconut and put in mixer for 2 seconds.
Then dry roast them till dark brown.
Crush the garlic properly(otherwise it will pop up or burst out of the pan while frying)   with skin   then fry them in oil till brown and keep aside.
In the same oil fry the red chillies for 2 to 3 min.  Let everything  to cool properly.
Then powder red chillies into fine transfer into a bowl.
Then powder fried coconut   and fried garlic and tamarind into powder.
Mix all powder together add salt and mix well.
Store this into clean dry jars or airtight containers.

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