Yogurt Chutney

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Yogurt ChutneyYogurt Chutney
Yogurt Chutney is great paired with dosas and pudas. It is a great and less time-consuming variation from the more commonly used chutneys, such as coconut chutney.

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Course Chutney, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian


  • ¼ cup chana dal
  • 1 tsp oil
  • tsp asafetida hing
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 4 whole red chilies adjust to taste
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds mathi dana
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Lemon juice as needed


  • Dry roast the chana dal on medium heat until the dal has changed color to a light brown. Set the dal aside.
  • Heat the oil in a small frying pan on medium heat.
  • Stir-fry the red chilies until become a dark color.
  • Add asafetida, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and fenugreek seeds.
  • Stir-fry for few seconds until seeds crack.
  • Next, grind the chana dal and spices to a powder and blend with the yogurt.
  • Add salt and lemon juice if needed.


  • Before mixing yogurt, chutney powder can be store for few months in airtight jar.
  • Mix the yogurt just before serving.
  • Mix the chutney powder with cream cheese and use as sandwich spread.
Keyword chana, chutney, Dal, dosa, Gluten Free, Plain Yogurt, puda

Originally posted 2008-05-07 00:24:07.

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