Mixed vegetable chutney
Star ingredient-Onion and different colored bell peppers
1 large onion sliced
1 yellow bell pepper chopped coarsely
1 green bell pepper chopped coarsely
1 tomato chopped
2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
3 teaspoons gram dal
3 dried red chillies
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon mustard
10-12 curry leaves
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
1.In a kadai add some sesame oil,once hot fry cumin seeds and gram dal till golden.Add chillies and saute for a minute.Add onions and fry till golden.
2.Next add the tomatoes along with vegetables and saute well for 5 minutes.Cool thoroughly and grind along with salt and cilantro.
3.Add tempering ingredients to little oil,let them splutter and add to the ground chutney along with oil.Mix well and serve with idly or dosa.
1.Use sesame oil for the better taste.
2,You can use vegetable like sweet pumpkin,chow chow or carrots along with bell pepper.
Linking this to chaats and chutneys at Vardhini’s