Amti Recipe


Preparation Time40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Split red gram150 Gram
 Onion50 Gram
 Mustard seeds2 Gram
 Turmeric2 Gram
 Chili powder2 Gram
 Green chilies4
 Tamarind4 Gram
 Jaggery2 Gram (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
 Garam masala2 Gram
 Oil30 Milliliter
 Salt To Taste
 Water2 1⁄2 Liter (2 Liter Plus 1.5 Liter)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 216 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g13%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 125 mg5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.6%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 42.8%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Clean, wash and soak the gram for half an hour and cook till soft. [Water amount (a) if chapaties are to be served with Amti; otherwise as given in (b).
2. Heat oil and add mustard seeds; when they crackle add slit green chillies and chopped onion. When the onion is tender add chilli powder, turmeric and garam masala.
3. Add the cooked gram, bring to boil, add tamarind juice, jaggery and salt.