Chutney and Raita is a traditional accompaniment in every Indian regional cuisine. It is present at almost every Indian meal either for breakfast, or along with parathas or even along with a tea time snack. The chutneys are either made like pickles or made from fresh ingredients like herbs, vegetables or even certain fruits. Chutneys are ground either with a mortar and pestle or an ammikal as they call it in Tamil or in a small mixer jar. In this section you will find authentic homemade recipes of chutneys like Tomato Chutney, Coconut Chutney, Mint Chutney, Date Tamarind Chutney and many more.
Uchellu or Gurellu Chutney Podi/Karale or Khurasni Chutney powder/Niger Seeds powder, one of a family of dry chutneys that are very popular in North Karnataka and Maharashtrian homes. A scoop of this flavourful chutney can liven up even the simplest of meals. Its tasty, spicy and full of flavours.
Serve Gurellu Chutney Podi along with Steamed Rice and Mixed Vegetable Sambar for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Podi recipes such as
Godhi Chutney Podi Recipe
Andhra Style Karivepaku Pachadi Recipe (Curry Leaf Chutney Recipe) is an innovative version of creating a chutney from an herb that we always use it for tempering. Curry leaf is a kind of herb which is often removed or take out when it is added to the dish but it contains good amount nutrients in them. It has a pleasant aroma and also filled with health benefits. It helps to cure diarrhea, gastro normal problems and is very essential for diabetic patients. These leaves are also believed to fight ...
Pumpkin Oambal is a traditional chutney-like or side dish recipe from Nagaland cuisine. It is prepared from pumpkin and has a sweet and sour taste to it.
The Naga cuisine is primarily non-vegetarian and the food is extremely hot and spicy with many varieties of chillies available in the region. Smoking, fermenting and sun drying are the various techniques used in Naga cooking. Pork, meat and fish are used majorly along with bamboo shoots and vegetables.
Serve this sweet and sour Pumpkin Oambal ...
Mosdeng Serma is a popular recipe of Tripura, one of the North Eastern states of India. It is a spicy tomato chutney which is traditionally served with pork side dishes and hot steamed rice. Like most recipes of North East, this a simple recipe with basic spices but is very tasty and brings in the traditional flavours of the region. Dry red chillies are soaked in water before bringing it into the recipe here. I used green chilies along with red chillies, since I lave the flavour that it brings along ...
Ellu Chutney (Sesame Seeds Chutney Recipe) is one of the popular accompaniment recipes from South India. It is usually made using black sesame. Sesame with its nutty taste and flavor gives a unique taste to this til ki chutney. Serve Ellu Chutney (Sesame Seeds Chutney Recipe) as a side dish to your favorite idli / dosa recipe.
If you are looking for more chutney recipes, here are a few more
Beetroot and Fig Chutney Recipe
Tamil Nadu Style Vazha Thandu Thogayal Recipe (Banana Stem Chutney Recipe)
Mizoram Style Hmarcha Rawt (Roasted Green Chilli Chutney) is a recipe from North East India. It is a tangy and spicy chilli chutney locals of Mizoram prefer having with main dishes. The recipe is also quite easy to prepare and just take 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with Spicy Chicken Curry Recipe In Naga Style or Thekera Tenga Recipe (veg) and steamed rice.
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Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe (Horse Gram Chutney Recipe)
My mother usually makes this sesame seeds chutney for some special traditional occasions.This relish is referred to as Til Ki chutney in Hindi and Nuvvula Pachadi in Telugu.
Nuvvula Pachadi is a simple recipe that can be prepared with ease and with very less time in hand. This gentle chutney makes an excellent accompaniment for vadas. Furthermore, Nuvvula Pachadi, goes well with idlis and dosas too. It can also, be savored with rice, along with a dab of oil.
Cabbage pachadi or tempered chutney recipe is very easy dish prepared with cabbage. It is also healthy and delicious in taste that goes well with South Indian Recipes like Ghee Roast Dosas, idli or Carrot Onion Uttapam. Serve Cabbage Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with South Indian breakfasts.
If you like this recipe, you can also try pachadi recipes like
Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe
Ripen Mango Pachadi Recipe
Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi Recipe
Pavakka Pachadi Recipe
Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe is a healthy South Indian side dish recipe which is diabetic friendly too. Radish greens are a source of wholesome health and a low-calorie food. Serve Radish Leaves Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with dosa, steamed rice, or chapati.
Here are more interesting chutney recipes to try
Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint
Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe
Beetroot Chutney Recipe
Ripe Guava Chutney Recipe
Beetroot and Fig Chutney Recipe, is a brilliant combination to make and Indian spiced chutney that can be had with your stuffed paratha or even dosa. The flavors in this chutney comes out really nice by adding few ajwain seeds and also by sprinkling few teaspoon of nutmeg powder. As beetroot is rich in nutrients and vitamins it compliments well with juice figs which is rich in dietary fibers.
Serve the Beetroot and Fig Chutney Recipe along with stuffed paratha or Mixed Sprouts Coriander Dosa With ...
Karanataka Style Goraikai Kara Recipe (Cluster Beans Chutney Recipe) is a creamy and spicy chutney made from cluster beans. A good way of using the beans in the form of a chutney. Cluster beans are stir fried along with onions and peanuts and then blitz into a smooth a creamy mixture. Then finally a tadka is added on top and served.
Cluster Beans in other names called as goraikai or Gavar is rich in vitamins and minerals. The folic acid present in this beans will help to prevent any birth defects ...
Peerkangai Thogayal/Ridge gourd chutney is a south Indian side dish that pairs very well with steamed rice and rasam. Ridge gourd can be prepared in various ways, in the form of curries, as an addition to sambar, but I like it best as a thick creamy thogayal.
Chopped veggies are cooked after tempering with mustard, urad dal, channa dal and green chillies until they turn soft. It is them ground into a paste/chutney. The spices are kept minimal with just a pinch of asafoetida and turmeric to get the ...
Chutney has a wide importance in Indian cuisines and is similar to sauce that comes from the subcontinents. In India, almost every snack or savoury is incomplete without a Chutney. Different snack is teamed with a different kind of a chutney. Few very commonly loved Indian dips/chutneys are Tomato Mint Chutney, Coconut Chutney, Peanut Chutney and the most favourite of all that goes with almost each and every snack dish is the Dates & Tamarind Chutney aka Khajoor imli ki chutney.
Serve Khajoor ...
Thovayal or thogayal are the dry chutneys had along with the meal. Kothamalli Thovayal Recipe is a simple and refreshing chutney recipe prepared using fresh bunch of coriander leaves.
Remove it into a bowl and serve the Kothamalli Thovayal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Tomato Rasam and Elai Vadam for a simple weeknight dinner.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chutney recipes such as
Dhaniya Pudina Chutney
Tomato Garlic Chutney
In Assamese, 'Bilahi ' means tomatoes and 'Tok' means tangy/sour. A simple yet tangy chutney recipe from Assamese cuisine. This condiment is made on special festivals or occasions by the Assamese. Fresh tangy tomatoes tempered with panch phoran masala. A sweet, tangy, spicy chutney that can be served as a side dish to rotis as well as rice. This dish is so simple to make and can be made within 15 minutes. A delicious condiment that can be used in so many different ways. All you require ...
Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe (Horse Gram Chutney Recipe) is a spicy chutney made from the horse gram, which is very essential to be a part of your everyday diet. The lentil is rich in iron content and is very important for pregnancy women. It also possess the ability to reduce blood sugar content in the blood and help to reduce the insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics. Do try this delicious spicy chutney which goes well with various South Indian Breakfast dishes.
Serve the Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe ...
Coriander Leaves/Cilantro/Kothamalli is an important herb in Indian Cooking. we either use it to garnish are used as a flavouring agent. This herb can also be used as a main ingredient and used in preparing various recipes. One if it is Kothamalli Thogayal Recipe | Coriander Leaves Chutney. This thogayal stays good only for 2 days. This Kothamalli Thogayal Recipe | Coriander Leaves Chutney can be served as a side dish to the main meal of steamed rice and sambar or as a side dish to vada recipes.
Spiced Prune Chutney Recipe is a sweet and spicy mixture that is made with preserved prunes. It is good way to use it as an accompaniment for various ingredient such as a spread for a sandwich, or can be added to a wrap along with some vegetables, it can also be had with an Indian breakfast dish like dosa or Stuffed Paratha.
The preserved prunes are highly concentrated source of nutrients and is very good for releasing antioxidants into the body. The vitamin A content in prunes are very good for ...
Tamil Nadu Style Vazha Thandu Thogayal Recipe (Banana Stem Chutney Recipe) is a quick side dish made with banana stem. The ingredients are tossed and fried in the pan before it is ground into a smooth paste. The chutney in Tamil Nadu is a side dish or an accompaniment for Dosa, Idli and Chapathi.
Banana Stem is a local ingredient in Tamil Nadu which is prepared in most of their household. Banana Stem is very fibrous and diabetic friendly ingredient. It helps to solve any gastric problems in the ...
Pudalangai Thogayal Recipe (Snake Gourd Chutney Recipe) is a very simple side dish prepared from a long melon which is very famous to be used in most of the Dal preparation or Poriyals in Tamil Nadu. The chutney is sweet and has a little bit of tanginess to it. This can be paired with any of the breakfast dishes as a healthy accompaniment.
As snake gourd is a diabetic friendly vegetable as it is low in calories and it is very good for health and good amount of nutrients.
Serve the Pudalangai Thogayal ...
Bengali Style Tomato Khejur Er Chaatni (Tomato, Cranberry, and Dates Chutney )Recipe is a simple side dish made with the combination of flavors like sweet, sour and tangy. This will tingle the taste buds and is made especially by Bengali’s as their taste palate have these as their common flavors in their dish.
Serve the Bengali Style Tomato, Cranberry, and Dates Chutney Recipe along with hot pulka or Lachaa Paratha to relish your dinner meal.
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Apple Onion Chutney is a spicy-sweet-tangy condiment makes for a delicious addition to any meal. This is a simple quick recipe where apples are cooked with caramelized onions and flavoured with ginger and allspice. This is a basic recipe, you can adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste. Apple onion chutney can be served with cheese or crackers as an appetiser. It makes for a scrumptious filling for sandwiches or as an accompaniment for meat roasts. It also pairs well with parathas or chillas ...
Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint makes for a wonderful spicy side dish for south indian tiffin recipes like idli's and dosa's. The roasted onions and tomatoes used in this recipe adds a wonderful flavour to the chutney. Serve the Roasted Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe along with idli's or dosa's for the kids lunch box or for breakfast.
Serve Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint along with Homemade soft idli or Tomato Dosa for the kids lunch box or for breakfast.
South Indian Onion Chutney is a perfect chutney to serve along with your idli and dosa. One may think that this chutney may emanate the typical onion odour, but no, in fact the final chutney does not taste like onion at all, it tasted more like a mix between peanut and cabbage (indeed amusing). Onions are known as ullipaya or ulligadda in Telugu, thus this chutney is referred as ‘Ulli Pachadi’ in the Telugu language.
Serve South Indian Onion Chutney along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Ragi Oatmeal ...