Kondakadalai Thakali Chutney-Chenna Tomato Side Dish

Kondakadalai Thakali Chutney

Kondakadalai Thakali Chutney healthy side dish for breakfast. A South Indian recipe but can be made in all kitchens.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 402kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar


  • 1 Cup Split chickpea /chana dal
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato  
  • 5 Green Chili / Serrano pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves  
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as required
  • 1 tsp Cooking oil  
  • 1 tsp Black Mustard seeds  
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds  
  • 1 tsp Skinless black gram /urad dal


  • . In a pan add cooking oil followed by mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds. Wait till the mustard splutters, the add curry leaves, saute for a second. Add chopped onions, in the slow-medium flame, saute them till it turns pink. Add chopped tomatoes, saute them gently, so that it gets half cooked and not mushy.
  • Add a cup of water, followed by turmeric powder, green chilies, and salt.
  • Add cooked chenna dal and allow it to cook in medium flame. Once the onion and tomatoes get cooked completely, Remove from the fire.
  • Transfer them to the serving bowl. And serve Thakali Chutney hot with Idlis, dosas, appams, Idiyappams. etc.,


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 963mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 27g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 5.1mg