Sunday, August 21, 2011

Chataaka

BM # 8    Day 6
Gujarat is famous for its special peanuts..shing as they call it here,along with channa,makes a delicious dry chutney.This particular chutney made from Daalia and peanuts,is sweet,tangy and spicy.You could sprinkle it over ,khakras or hot steaming rice a dab of ghee and...m..mmmm..you will simply love it.No wonder it is called Chatakaa.Here it is served with almost any meal,simple and quick to prepare.
½ cup.................daalia
½ cup ................peanuts
¼ cup.................sesame seeds
Pinch citric acid(nimbu ka phool)
Salt and sugar to taste
1tsp..................red chilly pwd

Roast the first three ingredients.
Crush them in a chilly cutter or else powder coarsely.
Powder the citric acid.
Powder the sugar coarsely.
Mix all the ingredients.
This should be sweet,tangy and spicy.
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13 comments:

  1. Must taste awesome. I love such mixes with rice and ghee. Bookmarked :)

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  2. Perfect for those lazy days when one doesn't want to step into the kitchen

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  3. wow perfect to go with steamed rice and ghee....love it!

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  4. So new and looks interesting..

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  5. Will give this a try. We don't add sesame seeds to our version.

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  6. very interesting powder Vaishali :) What is daalia?

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  7. Daalia is the broken..half channa...the channa which is normally eaten with peanuts>...hope I m clear.

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