Thursday, October 4, 2012

Cabbage Chutney - Muttaikos Chutney

#CabbageChutney #MuttaikosChutney : For a change tried a chutney using cabbage.
Here comes the recipe

cabbage chutney [ muttakos chutney ]

Ingredients :
1/2 cupCabbage thinly chopped
1/4 cupPudhina leaves [ mint ]
3 TspCoconut scrapping
1 TspBlack gram split
1/4 TspCoriander seeds
6 - 8Black pepper
2Red chilly [ adjust ]
1/2 inch pieceGinger chopped
2 Tsplemon juice [ adjust ]
3/4 Tspsalt [ adjust ]
2 TspOil
1/2 TspMustard seeds
6 - 8Curry leaves

Method :
Heat a kadai with 1/2 Tsp of oil on a stove over medium flame.
Roast red chilly until it becomes crisp and pungent aroma comes out.
Transfer into mixie bowl or plate.
Now in the same kadai roast black gram till it becomes golden color.
Transfer into the same bowl or plate.
Then roast coriander seeds and black pepper till aroma comes out.
Transfer into the bowl or plate.
Saute chopped ginger till its raw smell goes off and take out.
Now add 1/2 tsp of oil and saute chopped cabbage until it becomes soft.
Transfer into the bowl or plate.
Finally add pudhina [ mint ] leaves and turn off the stove.
Keep stirring for a minute and take out.
Allow all roasted & sauteed ingredients to come down to room temperature.

Take all the ingredients in a blender and coarsely grind into a chutney adding little water..
Transfer into a serving bowl.
Then again heat kadai with a tsp of oil and crackle mustard seeds & curry leaves and pour over the prepared chutney.
Tasty N spicy cabbage chutney with strong flavor of mint.

An excellent side dish for Idli and dosai.
It goes well with pongal and upma also.
It can also be mixed with white rice adding a dash of gingelly oil [ till oil ] and relished with sambar.
Once you try this chutney and everybody in your home will ask for this chutney again & again .. !!!!!

cabbage chutney [ muttakos chutney ] cabbage chutney [ muttakos chutney ]
Note : A small marble sized ball of soaked tamarind can be used in place of lemon juice.

Other recipes of cabbage 

Muttaikos Poriyal [ Cabbage Stir fry ] Muttaikos Koottu [ Cabbage Lentil ] Muttaikos Milagu Poriyal [ Cabbage Pepper Stir Fry ]

For other chutney recipes

Chutney varieties

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