Wash carrots, peel off the skin and trim the edges. Then grate it using a grater.Add a tsp of oil and saute the grated carrots until raw smell leaves, bu that time it will shrink in volume.Set aside.Heat a tsp of oil and add chana dal, red chillies,tamarind and small onion and saute till golden brown.
Transfer all the ingredients to a mixer, and grind it along with salt,ginger and required water. Then heat a tadka pan – add the ingredients listed under ‘to temper’ let it splutter then add the tadka to the chutney mix well.
Serve it with hot idli / dosa …yum combo!
You can add 2 tbsp coconut too while grinding.
You can replace big onion with small onion too.
Adjust red chillies according to your spice level but as carrot is added, 3 was enough to compensate the sweetness.
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