Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Bombay Chutney

Bombay Chutney/Pitla is a very versatile dish which can be had with rotis, poori or dosa. It can be prepared in a jiffy and is very delicious too. 

Prep time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 10 minutes
Serves : 2
Serve with : Rotis/phulkas/dosa/idli/poori

Ingredients :

2 tablespoons besan (chickpea flour)
1 medium sized tomatoes
1 medium sized onions
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
1 finely chopped green chilli
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 teaspoons oil
Coriander leaves to garnish
A few curry leaves
Salt to taste


In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

Once it starts spluttering add onions, ginger and green chilli.

Add tomatoes when the onions become translucent. Cook till tomatoes become soft.

Mix besan flour with just enough water to cover it and whisk till no lumps are left. Add this to the onion tomato mixture.

Wait till the mixture boils and thickens. Adjust water as required.

Switch off gas and add lemon juice and coriander leaves. Serve hot with rotis or rice.