Chutney Powder Making Made Easier Recipe Video

Chutney Powder or chutney podi is a powdered version of chutney. Chutney Powder can be bottled and preserved for a long time. Chutney powder can be used as a side dish for dosa, idli, pesarattu, pongal, curd rice, plain rice, sandwiches, etc. Try this simple and easy recipe of chutney powder. You will love it.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Moong dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chana dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Curry leaves1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Red chili2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Tamarind balls1
 Coconut powder1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1991 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.9%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11756.9 mg489.9%

Total Carbohydrates 355 g118.4%

Dietary Fiber 122.7 g490.9%

Sugars 56 g

Protein 116 g232.5%

Vitamin A 128.4% Vitamin C 1155.5%

Calcium 55.9% Iron 93.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a wok, place all ingredients, roast till the chana dal turns brown. Allow to cool.
2. In a grinder, place the mixture and grid to a fine powder.

3. Serve as a side dish with idli or dosa.

It can be mixed with curd of oil.
It can be stored for about a month.

Editors Review

Chutney powder is a must have condiment in south Indian houses. Watch the video to know how to make this spicy and flavorful mixture to serve with idlis and dosa.



rumya says :

You are making me so hungry.I never used moong dhal for chutney powder. I am going to try it. I usually use urad dhal instead of moong dhal. Your chutney powder looks so good. I can not wait to try it. I start every meal with chutney powder and sesame oil than I eat sambar,etc.
Posted on: 7 January 2008 - 5:40pm