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Carrot Chutney, Carrot Chutney for Idli and Dosa

Recipe for Carrot Chutney. Easy Carrot Chutney that goes perfectly well with idli and dosa. Spicy and tangy carrot chutney.

  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x


  • 2 teaspoon sesame or peanut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon urad dal
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • a small piece tamarind ( half an inch ball)
  • 1 teaspoon jaggery


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in the mustard seeds and dried red chillies. Let the mustard seeds splutter. Add in the urad dal. Let the urad dal slightly brown.
  2. Add in the chopped onions, carrots and the salt. Saute for five minutes. Add in the tamarind and the jaggery. Saute briefly for a minute more and remove from heat.
  3. Allow the mixture to slightly cool. Grind to a smooth paste in a mixie / food processor adding about half a cup of water while grinding.
  4. Serve with idli or dosa.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Chutney
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu
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