Amba Dal Chutney is a famous chutney in Maharashtra. It is served as prasad during Chaitra Gauri Pooja in Maharashtra. This is a delicious and mouth watering side dish. It is cooked during the summer season.
This chutney is simple to cook. It is a combination of blended and soaked chana dal with grated raw mango. Hence this chutney has the tanginess of raw mango and roughness of chana dal. It is a treat to the tongue.
Let's dive into the recipe of this mouth watering chutney...
Preparation Time: 45 minutes( without calculating soaking time)
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Quantity: 2 Cups
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Taste: Spicy and Sour
How to prepare Amba Dal Chutney?
Soaked the Chana Dal for 6 hours.
Take one mango.
Pill the mango and grate it.
Take a mixture pot.
Add soaked chana dal into the mixture pot.
Put one teaspoon of cumin seeds into it.
Blend the mixture.
The blended mixture of chana dal should be rough.
Now take this mixture into the bowl.
Add one cup grated raw mango into the bowl.
Then mix, one teaspoon of salt.
Mix it properly.
Now take a tadka pan and heat it.
Pour one teaspoon of oil into the pan.
Add one teaspoon of cumin seed into the oil.
Then add a pinch of turmeric powder into it.
Add 4-5 curry leaves into it.
You can add 2 red chillies into the tadka.
Keep stirring the tadka to avoid burning the tadka.
Pour this tadka on the blended chana dal-grated mango chutney.
Ready to serve
Variations of Raw Mango With Chana Dal Chutney
How to Serve Raw Mango With Chana Dal Chutney?
How to preserve Raw Mango With Chana Dal Chutney?
Amba Dal is wet chutney as chana dal is soaked in water. Hence it’s life is one day. You can preserve this chutney in the refrigerator for 2 days.
What are the Benefits of Amba Dal Chutney?
Any chutney is basically a side dish. Chutneys are used to increase the taste of the meal. This is made up of raw mangoes and is my summer favorite.The main component of this chutney is unripe or green mango and chana dal.
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Combined effect of raw mango and chana dal makes this chutney nutritious.
Disadvantages of Dal Amba Chutney
Different recipes of raw mangoes
My experience with Dal Amba Chutney
In Chaitra month, chaitra gauri pooja is performed in Maharashtra. It is worshiping goddesses for nine days . On the last day, Amba Dal is distributed as prasad to the women and girls. Aam Panna is also distributed among the women and girls.
I also make this chutney in the summer to serve with a regular meal. It gives lip-smacking experience.
How do you keep dal amba chutney fresh?
You can keep amba dal in a plastic container and store in the refrigerator for 1-2 days
What do you eat dal amba chutney with?
This chutney is basically complemented with our regular meal. It is a side dish that goes well with a regular meal. Even, it can be eaten with Parathas/Bhakri.
Can we freeze dal amba chutney?
What happens if you eat too much dal amba chutney?
Anything eaten in large quantities is not good for health. It may create stomach disorders.
Is dal amba chutney good for health?
Yes. It gives coolness to your stomach.
Generally speaking, my entire family like Amba Dal Chutney very much in the Summer Season. It's simple, easy, nutritional and delicious. Try it , Share it and I am sure people will ask you about its recipe.