Category Archives: Chutneys

Garlic chutney recipe – side dish for idlis and dosas

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Garlic chutney is a very delicious and healthy chutney made from garlic cloves, red chillies, coconut. Garlic helps to lower cholesterol and prevents heart related diseases.  Garlic is widely used for several conditions linked to the blood system and heart, including high cholesterol, coronary heart disease and hypertension.  It is good to incorporate garlic in

Green chutney (hari chutney) or coriander chutney recipe – green chutney recipe for sandwiches, chaats

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Green chutney is a quick and easy chutney made with coriander leaves and mint leaves as the main ingredients.  It can be used for various chaat dishes or as a spread for sandwich .  Mint leaves gives freshness to the chutney and lemon juice enhances the flavours of coriander and mint leaves.  Green chutney is a versatile indian

Roasted peanut chutney recipe

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Peanut chutney is an excellent accompaniment for idlis, dosas  and rotis.  This spicy and fiery chutney can also be used as a spread for sandwiches. Peanut chutney, if refrigerated, stays good for   2-3 days. Prep Time : 5 mins Cook Time : 10 mins Servings – 2 persons Total time – 15 mins Indian cuisine

Onion chutney recipe

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Onion chutney or vengaya chutney is an excellent side dish for idlis and dosas and is made without the use of coconut. Since onion is the main ingredient and no coconut is used, this chutney does not get spoilt quickly and can be carried along with idlis during long distance travel. Onion chutney is a perfect accompaniment and a common side dish in South Indian homes for idlis and dosas.

Raw mango chutney recipe

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Raw mango chutney also called as mango thogayal in Tamil Nadu is prepared with raw mango and coconut as the main ingredients. It goes well with idlis, dosas as well as rice. You can try adding garlic which also tastes excellent. Seasoning with urad dal, mustard seeds, curry leaves gives more flavour to this tangy mango chutney.

Mint or pudina chutney recipe

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Mint or pudina chutney is a popular and basic chutney made by fresh pudina leaves and coriander leaves as the basic ingredients. It can be used as a side dip for various Indian snacks like kababs, tikkas, samosas or cutlets. Mint chutney is a perfect dipping sauce for various Indian snacks like samosas, cutlets, tikkas and also serves as a spread for sandwiches.

Onion tomato chutney recipe

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Onion tomato chutney is a very delicious accompaniment for idlis, dosas and other South Indian snacks. It is very easy and simple to make and it can be stored in refrigerator upto 3 days.

Heerekai chutney or ridgegourd chutney

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Heerekai chutney made from the peels of ridgegourd, coconut and tamarind. It is a good accompaniment for hot rice and dosas. Ridgegourd is called as peerkangai in Tamil and turai in hindi. It is low in fat and high in dietary fibre, vitamin C and iron. It also helps in strengthening your immune system against any infection.

Tomato chutney recipe

Tomato chutney

A south indian style preparation of chutney for idlis and dosas.

Coconut chutney recipe

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Coconut chutney is a delicious chutney made of coconut and spices and it is best served with idlis, dosas, upma, pongal or vadas. It is a South Indian spicy chutney and makes a great accompaniment for many South Indian delicacies. Coconut chutney when tempered with spices adds to the taste and flavour.