Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Green Grapes Chutney

Grapes and chutney you must be just thinking  Hmmmmm .Yes it is chutney from green fruity grapes. It was just a try and it turned out be Wow,,,and tasty.
I have used green grapes, fresh coconut and green chilly. Green Grapes chutney is a side dish and it goes well with almost all the main dishes.
Got these greapes from the form while coming back from Chikka Ballapura after a visit to Avala Betta. 
Avala Betta is a small hill, where the cows used to go up and have their green grass. On the top it is very nice. There are edges which looks scary and people go and take pictures standing on the sharp
edge.
Even now cows come to graze. Avala means Cows in Telugu language and because of this the Gudda (what we call for a small hilltop) is called Avala betta.  
Lets see some benefits of eating Grapes in our diet.
It is well known that eating fresh fruits and vegetables always keeps us healthy and strong. Grapes are well known as queen of fruits. They are filled with antioxidants. They are rich in anti-inflammatory properties and good for bone health and good for balancing the blood pressure level in our body. Grapes are filled with fiber and Vitamin C and a good help for people who suffer from constipation. They are rich source of micro nutrients like copper, iron and manganese. They help to strengthen the bones. They are good for indegestion, kidney disorders. Grapes are filled with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium.
No Onion or Garlic used in this dish.

Things Needed :

Green Grapes : 1 Bunch (20 to 25 fruits)
Urid dal : 1 Tablespoon
Green chilly : 2 to 3
Curry Leaves : 6 to 8
Ingh/Asafotida : A pinch
Coconut : 1 Cup ( 3 to 4 Tablespoons).
Seasoning :
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves : 2 to 3
Oil : 1/2 Teaspoon.
Ingh : A pinch

Method :

1. Wash and remove the seeds from grapes. Keep it aside.
2. Wash green chilly and curry leaves. Grate coconut.

3. Keep a small pan on the fire. Put little oil and a tablespoon of urid dal and fry nicely. Add green chilly to it.
4. Add curry leaves and ingh to the fried mixture. Let it cool.

5. Now grind green grapes, grated coconut, fried dal mixture and salt with very little water.

6. Remove from the mixi jar and put it in a serving dish. .
5. Season with mustard and urid dal. Serve with one of the side dish.

Note : 

Frying urid dal in a very little oil is optional. ( I have used little oil). You can dry roast too. Taste differ. No need to add any tamarind pulp of lemon extract sinch grapes are bit sour . Adding mustard seasoning is also an option.
Time : 10 Minutes
Serves : 3 to 4 

3 comments:

  1. That is innovative ! I will try it out.

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    1. Thanks Sadia...You can use this chutney on bread, keep some cucumber pieces....it will be yum yum sandwich.....

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