This page been viewed 10415 times
Popular Indian Chutney Recipes
Last Updated : Feb 07,2017
Accompaniments like chutneys have the capacity to enhance even a simple dish into a wonderful meal. Imagine chomping into a Batata Vada or a Samosa dipped into Chilli Garlic Chutney ! All over India, a wide range of chutneys are prepared, to accompany snacks and main course dishes, as well as to be used in the preparation of other dishes.
There are dry as well as wet chutneys, and some chutneys can even be prepared in bulk and stored. Dry Garlic Chutney is one such dry powder.
This article introduces you to a range of Quick Chutneys, which can be made easily and quickly. They can be the ‘magic spell’ that transforms your meal into an extraordinary one.
Collection Of Popular Indian Chutney Recipes
Like most South Indian
recipes, this is a hot and spicy tomato and onion chutney. Perk up your meal with this chutney. Purée this to make a smooth chutney and enjoy the contrasting flavours.
A refreshing combination of coriander and coconut, the green chutney goes well with dhoklas and other snacks. In most cases, chaats are also laced with green chutney. In all, it is very versatile and can be used as an accompaniment.
Radish has a lingering flavour similar to other pungent ingredients like onion, ginger and garlic, but is surprisingly not commonly used to make chutneys. Here, radish is combined with flavourful mint and coriander, and tangy curds, to make a chutney that is well-balanced in flavour, colour and texture. The Radish Chutney makes a great accompaniment for all Indian
starters, but can be innovatively used as a dressing for Salads
, topping for open Sandwiches
, spread for bread rolls, dip for chips and so on.
South Indians often combine roasted dals with sautéed veggies to make delicious chutneys, which go very well with idlis, dosas, puris and just about any snack. To enjoy these chutneys the traditional way, mix them with steaming hot rice topped with a dash of til oil or ghee, and relish with roasted urad papads. Here is how to make Ridge Gourd Chutney in this fashion. You will love this method of including ridge gourd in your diet, and surely want to explore similar chutneys with other veggies too.
This is a chutney that is gifted with good taste and good looks! the aesthetic green colour of this side dish adds an element of beauty to the thali, while the aromatic and flavourful nature of coriander doesn’t fail to please the taste buds.
This chutney is quick and easy to prepare and is also different from the usual chutneys
. It is a delectable combination of grated beetroot and coconut which is sautéed with urad dal, curry leaves and red chillies. It is then puréed and tempering of mustard seed is poured over the chutney.
A perfect accompaniment to hot rice
A powerful combination of pungent garlic and nutty dried coconut, perked up with a generous dose of chilli powder, the Dry Garlic Chutney is a flavourful albeit strong value-add to many snacks and chaats, especially Vada Pav. For a change, you could try sprinkling some on an open sandwich too!
Kannada cuisine is generally marked by the moderate use of coconut and jaggery in almost all accompaniments. Here in the Mysore Chutney, these ingredients come together with a combination of dals, tamarind and spices.
This chutney can be spread on the inner side of dosa
and topped with Potato Bhaji
, to make Mysore Masala Dosa
This Guava Chutney is yet another yummy way to consume the wonderful yet humble guava. A dash of spiciness combined with the fruit’s natural sweetness makes this chutney a finger-licking treat.
Mint gives the chutney an awesome aroma and refreshing flavour while ginger and green chillies contribute to the spiciness.
Cumin seeds powder and lemon juice enhance the sweet and spicy notes making each flavour distinctly notable.
This Guava Chutney is also very easy to make. You just need to put all the ingredients together and blend them in a mixer-grinder.
You do not even have to deseed the guavas, just chop it along with the seeds. You can enjoy this easy but exciting Guava Chutney with snacks like Corn Pakodas
and Sweet Corn Balls
Here is a fiery garlic chutney to excite your taste buds! traditionally, this chutney is made using a grinding stone, but it is quite convenient to make with modern mixers. This chutney is a superb combo for fried snacks like pakodas, bhajias, etc. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 10-15 days and used well to complement these, and other dished as well.
Horsegram is a special pulse, which imbibes a mind-blowing aroma and flavour when roasted.
Here, horsegram is combined with other delicious ingredients like coconut, red chillies, onions and coriander to make a mouth-watering chutney, which is perfect to serve with idlis
. You can also enjoy the Horsegram Chutney or Kollu Chutney mixed with hot rice
and a little til oil.
Come summer and gujaratis delve full-swing into making a variety of pickles using raw mangoes. This is one such famous recipe from the prosperous heartlands of india. In fact, any serving of snacks during the summer would be lacking in punch without this tangy accompaniment. It can even be made in bulk and stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
Just a little bit of til is enough to elevate the aroma and flavour of any dish, so you can imagine just how tempting this Til Chutney would be. Made with a combination of roasted sesame seeds, garlic and mild spices, this chutney will increase the appeal of any dish it is served with to an irresistible level. This is a favourite accompaniment for chapatis, dashmi rotis, bhakris, etc., in Maharashtra, and is often prepared in the dry form and stored at room temperature for 15 days or so. Even in the wet form, it can be stored for at least two days in the refrigerator, so you need not worry if some of the chutney is leftover.
A sprightly and light chutney made with a combination of aromatic mint and coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger and onions, the Pudina Chutney is an invaluable tool for the Indian chef.
The dash of lime is perhaps the master stroke in this chutney, that enhances the flavour of all the other ingredients.
This handy chutney can be used in the preparation of several recipes including chaat, sandwiches and even Parathas
, apart from being served as a delightful accompaniment to several Indian
Quick and easy though it is, the Chilli Garlic Chutney has a vibrant flavour that makes its presence felt in any recipe!
Just a few ingredients and a few minutes are all it takes to make this dynamic chutney, which combines the fieriness of chillies and the pungency of garlic.
You can store it in an airtight container in the fridge for at least a week, and use it to make delicious snacks like Pav Bhaji
and Bhel Puri
REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.
If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.
Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.