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Chutney recipes

Andhra Gun Powder/ Kandi Podi

It was during our stay in Secunderabad that I was introduced to Andhra Gun Powder. I was a bit amused hearing the name and was expecting it to be really hot. Surprisingly, it wasn’t. Rice …

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Coconut Chutney

Any person who loves his/her Idlis, Dosas and Vadas could not possibly eat it without the chutney. The varieties of chutney that can be served with Idli/Dosa/Vada is endless. You can find a few of …

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Coriander Mint Coconut Chutney

For a South Indian, Chutney is a ‘must-have’ accompaniment for Idli or Dosa. There are a lot of varieties of Chutneys. Coriander Mint Coconut Chutney is the one I prepare often at home. It was …

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Mango- Mint Chutney

Couple of days back, we had visited a friend of ours. Among the spread of snacks laid out, the one that I was really drawn to was the chutney that was served along with a snack. It was a combination of tangy and sweet,quite different from the chutneys I have tasted so far. On enquiring, Mrs.Verma, o

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Coconut Chutney with Roasted Red chillies and Garlic

One thing I like about being in Chennai is the fact that we get readymade Idli/ Dosa batter, which comes handy in case of emergencies. We always prefer to have coconut chutney with Idlis. Once I decided to experient and went about adding whatever I felt like. To cut the story short, this has turned

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Idi Chammanthi/Chammanthippodi (Curry leaves Chutney powder)

Idi Chammanthi, also known as Chammanthi podi, is a much loved chutney powder in almost all households in Kerala. At the mention of Idi chammanthi, the first thought that comes to my mind is my childhood days at my mom’s place. The ladies of the house would dry roast the ingredients and pound them i

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Brinjal Chutney

A couple of weeks back, I was at my friend’s place having lunch. She served this chutney given to her by her friend. My eyes nearly popped out when I heard that it was Brinjal chutney. Truth be told. I am not a big fan of Brinjal. A chutney made of brinjal was something I had never heard of. Fell in

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Onion Chutney

Onion Chutney is one of the most requested chutney in our house, ever since I made it some time back. Those looking for a variation from the usual coconut chutney can try this recipe. A perfect accompaniment for Dosa, Idli or Pariyaaram Onion Chutney

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Sweet Chutney

Here’s the recipe of Sweet Chutney, yet another sweet accompaniment to give the perfect touch to Chaat :-). Sweet Chutney

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Green Chutney

Here’s the recipe of Green Chutney that is used in the making of various chaats. Green Chutney

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Guava Chutney

When I go for my badminton sessions in the evening,I have to pass by the market, where roadside vendors sell fresh vegetables and fruits on their trolleys. So the other day, I saw vendors with huge piles of Guavas. The first thing that crossed my mind was “Guava Chutney”. The first time I tasted thi

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