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Pirandai Chutney

Pirandai Chutney Pirandai is a wonderful medicine with lot of health benefits. It treats Indigestion and its a best worming medicine.  I have given the recipe for preparing a tasty chutney with Pirandai. I assure everyone will love this chutney for sure. It tastes so good with Chapathi, Roti or Dosai. A must given food to toddlers.. The recipe Follows..

pirandai chutney

Recipe For :2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes


Pirandai             - 200 gm
Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Urad Dal            - 2 tsp
Dry Red Chili    - 3
Garlic Pods        - 2
Tamarind           - 1 tsp
Salt                    - As required

For Seasoning:

Mustard Seeds  - 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal           - 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves    - few


  • Wash pirandai. Chop it into two. Take out inner flesh and seeds from it. After that chop it into little pieces. Only this is little time consuming process in the whole preparation. Always select pirandai which is young and tender. This is how pirandai looks like

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add urad dal and dry red chilies to it.
  • When they turn golden brown add garlic pods to it.
  • Saute for a minute and after that add chopped pirandai.
  • Cover with a lid and cook well pirandai. You can see it changes it color. It will turn little pale. It will take about 7 to 10 minutes for the pirandai to get cooked completely.
  • After pirandai has been cooked, switch off the flame and add tamarind. let it cool.
  • After it has cooled down completely, grind it along with coconut adding little salt and water.
  • Heat some more oil in the same pan. Add mustard seeds and urad dal to it.
  • When they splutter add curry leaves and add it to chutney.
  • Enjoy your chutney with Chapathi/Roti or Dosai.