Category Archives: Chutneys

Ridgegourd chutney or heerekai chutney recipe – How to make ridgegourd chutney – chutney recipes

Ridgegourd chutney or heerekai chutney – a healthy and tasty chutney prepared with ridgegourd, coconut, tamarind and spices.  It is a good accompaniment for steamed rice as well as idlis or dosas.  This chutney is a good way of including ridgegourd in your diet and reap its benefits.  In this recipe, I have discarded only

Sweet and spicy amla chutney – How to make amla chutney recipe – amla recipes

Indian gooseberry is called as amla in Hindi and nellikai in Kannada and Tamil.  Amla is an antidote to various winter maladies like cold, flu and coughs.  It is an immunity booster since it is high in Vitamin C and and is used to treat various ailments.  The other dishes which you can make from

Green peas chutney recipe – How to make green peas chutney recipe – green peas recipes

Chutneys are an essential part of our Indian cuisine and is generally served with idlis, dosas, rotis or just as a side dish.  Todays recipe of green peas chutney is prepared with boiled green peas, coriander leaves and mint leaves.  Green peas are high in fibre and rich in proteins.  It also has a good

Tomato garlic chutney recipe – How to make tomato garlic chutney for idli dosa – chutney recipes

Tomato garlic chutney is a flavoured chutney made with tomatoes, garlic cloves and red chillies.  Garlic cloves adds flavor to the chutney.  This is a no-onion chutney recipe which goes well with idlis, dosas.  It is a simple and quick recipe which does not get spoilt fast and is an ideal dish for long distance

Peanut or groundnut chutney recipe – How to make peanut chutney recipe – chutney recipes

Peanut chutney is a healthy chutney made with peanuts or groundnuts.  Coriander leaves added to this chutney gives a fresh look and gives a good flavor to the chutney.  This chutney goes well with idlis, dosas or uthapams.  When refrigerated, it stays good for 4-5 days.  This is also a protein rich chutney and made

Pudina coconut chutney or mint chutney recipe – How to make pudina coconut chutney recipe – chutney recipes

Pudina coconut chutney is a quick Indian chutney recipe made with mint leaves, coconut and spices.  It goes well with idlis, dosas and medu vadas.  Chutneys form a very important part of South Indian cuisine.   Mint leaves when added to the chutney gives a nice flavor to it and tamarind gives a tangy taste

Garlic coconut chutney recipe – How to make garlic coconut chutney for idli dosa – chutney recipes

Garlic coconut chutney is a easy chutney recipe made with coconut and roasted chana dal and flavoured with garlic cloves.  This chutney goes well as an accompaniment to all south indian snacks like idlis, dosa, upma, uthapams etc.  You can also store this chutney in a refrigerator for upto 2 days. Garlic coconut chutney is

Fried or roasted gram dal chutney recipe or pottukadalai chutney recipe – chutney recipes

Fried gram chutney or roasted dal chutney is a quick and easy chutney made with fried gram and coconut as the main ingredients.  You can prepare this chutney in less than 15 minutes if you have grated coconut ready with you.  You can use dessicated chutney instead of  grated chutney for this recipe.  Here the

Ginger chutney recipe – How to make ginger chutney for idli and dosa – chutney recipes

Ginger chutney is a tasty and easy to make chutney made with onions, ginger, dals and red chillies.  It goes well as a side dish for idlis and dosas.  With very few ingredients to make, this chutney can be prepared in less than half an hour.  Ginger is a wonder spice and has lot of

Carrot chutney recipe – How to make carrot chutney recipe – side dish for idli and dosa

Carrot chutney is a very simple and easy chutney made with carrots.  It goes well with idlis, dosas, rotis, parathas or appams.  Onions added to this recipe gives a good taste and thickness to the chutney.  Carrot chutney is a quick and delicious chutney and you can also store the leftover chutney in the refrigerator.