Gram dal chutney recipe – kadle bele chutney recipe

Recipe Categories: Chutneys

Bengal gram chutney – Kadle bele chutney,is a simple, easy and tasty chutney. It goes well with dosa, Idli and even with plain rice. Chutney plays a multiple role in Indian cuisine, without a chutney to an Indian food is considered as an  incomplete meal.

Preparation time –  10 min

Cooking time – 2 min

Serves – 4

Ingredients  – 


Coconut – 1 cup grated

Bengal gram/chana dal/kadlebele – 3 tbs

Red chilies – 2 no’s

Garlic – 2 cloves

Tamarind – 1 small piece (optional)

Salt to taste

Oil – 1/2 tsp

For tempering – 

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves – about 5 leaves

Asafoetida – 1 pinch

Procedure to prepare gram dal chutney – 

Heat a pan by adding oil in it when it is hot add red chilies and fry


Remove and set aside, to the same oil add gram dal and fry until it turns to light golden brown in colour in a medium flame


Allow it to cool for a while.


Add grated coconut,roasted gram dal,red chilies garlic and salt to taste,blend it to a paste by adding water and set aside.


Heat the pan add oil in it when it is hot add mustard seeds,allow it to sizzle add curry leaves and asafoetida/hing and remove from the flame.Add the prepared tempering to blended chutney, mix altogether and..


Enjoy as a side dish for any breakfast dish. Best when served with Hot Hot Thatte idlies .

Tips – Please take care while frying gram dal don’t over roast or under cook as it spoils the taste of the dish. 

While grinding chutney add little water , prepare thick chutney which gives a perfect taste to the dish.

Ground chutney to a coarse paste not to blend too finely.

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One Response to “Gram dal chutney recipe – kadle bele chutney recipe”

  1. demo says:

    thanks for sharing

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