Chutneys & Dips


Hari chutney

Ingredients Quantity
Cilantro1 bunch
Green Chillies3
Lemon juice3 tbsp
Ginger1/2 inch
Saltto taste
Cumin seeds/zeera1 tsp
Sugar1 tsp

1. Mix and blend all ingredients thoroughly in a mixie to make a paste.
2. Add little water if required.
3. Your hari chutney is ready.

Sweet chutney

Ingredients Quantity
Mint leaves2 cups
Green chillies2-3
Lemon juice1 tbsp
Ginger1/2 inch
Saltto taste
Jaggery1 tbsp [powdered]
Thick tamarind pulp3 tbsp

1. Grind mint, ginger, green chillies, jaggery and salt to fine paste.
2. Mix lemon juice or tamarind pulp to the green chutney and mix well.
3. Sweet chutney is a must in most of the chaats. It gives sweet, sour taste to the chaat.

Chinese Chilli Sauce

Ingredients Quantity
Dried red chillies10-12
Saltto taste
Chopped garlic1 tsp
Oil3 tsp

1. Soak red chillies in warm water for about 15-20 minutes.
2. Drain the water and blend .
3. Add salt and grind coarsely.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add garlic and saute till light golden.
5. Pour this oil on th chilli paste.
6. Chilli sauce is ready.

Til ki chutney /sesame seed chutney

Ingredients Quantity
Sesame seeds100 gms
Saltto taste
Chopped ginger1 inch piece
Chopped garlic3-4 cloves
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp
Green chillies6-8
Mint leaves1 bunch
Coriander1 bunch
Onion1 small sliced
Tamarind pulp1 cup
Tomatoes2 chopped
Oil1 tbsp

1. Roast the sesame seeds slightly in a pan.
2. Heat a little oil in another pan and add the chopped tomatoes and saute for a few minutes.keep aside.
3. First grind the roasted sesame seeds separately.
4. Now add ginger, garlic, mint, coriander, green chillies, tomatoes,red chilli powder, and salt. Grind into a fine paste.
5. Add thick tamarind pulp and blend once again. Add little water if needed to get the right consistency.
6. Pour the content in a bowl and add the sliced onions to it.
7. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and dried red chillies.
8. Add this tadka to the chutney and garnish with coriander.
9. Serve hot.

Tomato chutney

Spicy and tangy chutney goes well with chapatis, rice, and khichdi.

Ingredients Quantity
Saltto taste
Ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp
Turmeric1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder2 tbsp
Green chillies3-4(chopped)
Curry leaves7-8
Coriander1/2 bunch(finely chopped)
Oil1 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seeds1 tsp
Mustard seeds1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds1 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder/dhania pwdr1 tbsp

1. Heat oil in a wok and add cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds. Remove from flame when the seeds start to splutter. Let it cool a bit.
2. Add the chopped tomatoes to the wok along with coriander, curry leaves, green chillies and stir.
3. Now add red chilli pwdr, turmeric pwdr, ginger-garlic paste, salt and coriander pwdr. Mix well.
4. Cook on a slow flame till the tomatoes are done.
5. Tomato chutney is ready. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thnx ...sweet chutney tastes great.

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