A Perfect Sunday Lunch

Hubli Special Chutney Bath

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From long time, I’ve been wanting to post this recipe, which is a super duper hit in my home. I thank my friend Priya Rao who lives in Hubli for sharing this recipe. Mango ginger (maagi shunti) raitha is a great accompaniment to this dish. Do give a try. A perfect Sunday lunch .

Ingredients

Cooked raw rice – 1/2 cup

Cooked Basmathi rice – 1/2 cup

Carrots – (sliced ) (boiled) – 1/4 cup

Beans – ( chopped ) (boiled) – 1/4 cup

Green peas – ( boiled) – 1  handful

Oil – 1 tablespoon

Ghee – 2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Grind to a fine paste( chutney) with little water

Turmeric powder – 1pinch

Small onions – 6

Grated coconut – 2tablespoons

Green chilli – 2

Ginger – a small piece

Garlic – 4 pods

Chopped green coriander leaves –  1/2  cup

Chopped mint leaves – 1 table spoon

Cardamom – 1

Clove – 1

Cinnamon – 1 small piece

Saunf ( aniseed)  – 1 pinch

Jeera ( cumin seeds ) – 2 pinches

To  Garnish

Deep fried ( to a golden colour)  cubes of brinjal and potato – 2  table spoons each

Golden fried cashew halves – 2 tablespoons

Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon

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Method

Heat a big pan. Add oil and ghee. First fry the chutney on sim flame for 5minutes, till the raw smell goes. Then add both the cooked rice, boiled vegetables, salt to taste and mix gently. Leave it on sim flame for 3 minutes. Switch off the stove. Garnish. Mix. Serve hot with mango ginger raitha and chips.

Chef’s Tips

1) For best results, use minimum quantity of spices.

 

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