Bombay Chutney

Bombay Chutney, also referred to as Besan Chutney, is a rapid and easy accompaniment crafted from Kadalai Mavu (Besan flour). It accompanies Poori/Chapati and complements Idli/Dosa.

Bombay Chutney

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: ChutneyCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Looking for a quick and easy side dish? Try Bombay Chutney, made with Besan flour. Perfect for pairing with Poori/Chapati or Idli/Dosa!

Ingredients

  • Besan flour – 2 tablespoons

  • Big onion – 1 chopped finely

  • Tomato – 1 chopped finely

  • Green chillies – 2 chopped finely

  • Red chilli powder – 2 pinches

  • Turmeric powder – 2 pinches

  • Asafoetida powder – 2 pinches

  • Curry leaves – few

  • Oil – 4 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Jeera (Cumin) – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon Juice- 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste

Directions

  • In a kadai, heat oil until it reaches the desired temperature. Then, add mustard seeds and allow them to pop. Next, add cumin seeds, urad dal, and a pinch of asafoetida powder. Fry the mixture until it turns a light brown shade.
  • Introduce the chopped onion, green chillies, and curry leaves to the kadai. Continue frying until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Now, incorporate the chopped tomatoes into the mixture, along with red chilli powder, turmeric, and salt. Fry the ingredients until the tomatoes are thoroughly mashed.
  • Add besan flour to the kadai and fry for one to two minutes on a low flame.
  • Pour in two cups of water and stir well, ensuring the ingredients are thoroughly combined. Allow the mixture to cook on medium heat until it thickens slightly.
  • Once the desired consistency is reached, turn off the flame and add lemon juice, giving it a good stir.
  • Transfer the dish to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

Recipe Video

7 Comments

  1. what is mean by besan powder in tamil

  2. R.Muthu lakshmi

    Hai mam, this Bombay chutney comes very well. Many thanks to you for sharing it with us. I really seems a mother’s touch in your recipes and as well as your answers. Could we expect some panner and north Indian dishes from you?

  3. R.Muthu lakshmi

    Hai mam, this Bombay chutney comes very well. Many thanks to you for sharing it with us. I really seems a mother’s touch in your recipes and as well as your answers.

  4. Its really very esay

  5. subbulakshmi

    Thankyou mam for this easy recipe.

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