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Red Chutney

Chutney made from Dried Red chillies

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Another simple way of making Red chutney. Excellent for making Masala Dosa.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 10 Dried Red chillies
    • 4-5 Garlic cloves
    • 1/2 tsp Ginger (chopped)
    • 1 tsp Cumin powder (jeera)
    • 1/4 cup roasted Split Channa dal (Futtanu)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tblsp Lemon juice


    1. Soak Red chillies in warm water for about 4 hrs.
    2. Grind all the ingredients to a medium thick paste by adding water little by little.
    3. Remove to a bowl & add Lemon juice. Mix well.
    4. Store it in Refridgerator.
    5. When using you can add water to your required consistency. For making Masala Dosa, spread the batter on the hot tava, put some oil around it, spread Red Chutney all over the dosa.
    6. Put some ghee, place the onion & potato filling in the center, fold & serve with a dab of butter on top. This chutney can also be used in making chats.


    Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad

    Thanks aparna. Hi Parul...i'm exactly not sure coz diff ppl use diff chutneys. Some use spicy podi instead of chutney. I thk it will taste good with any kind of Masala dosa. Pls try it & do tell me.

    Parul Patel

    Hi,Soujanyaji Can you pls. tell me is it same chutney I can use for Mysore Masala Dosa?


    yummy...i just loved it!