Carrot Garlic Chutney

Carrot  Garlic Chutney

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Home-made vegetable chutneys are a better option than store-bought sauces and dips, which tend to be highly salted.

Carrots subtly flavoured with garlic, chilli powder and lemon juice makes a mouth-watering accompaniment for diabetic friendly buckwheat pancakes.

This carrot garlic chutney is super healthy with ZERO sugar added to it. Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure.

Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness.

Carrot garlic chutney goes well with Spinach and Chana Kebab, Mint and Masoor Tikkis, Mooli Dumplings, Karela Tikkis and Hara Bhara Soya Tikkis.

See detailed step by step photos below of how to make Carrot Garlic Chutney at home.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 servings (7 tbsp )
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For Carrot Garlic Chutney
1 cup thickly grated carrot
2 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tbsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
    Main procedure
  1. To make carrot garlic chutney, grind the garlic, chilli powder, lemon juice and salt along with ¼ cup of water in a blender.
  2. Pour into a bowl, add the carrots and oil and mix well.
  3. Store the carrot garlic chutney refrigerated in an air-tight container and use as required.

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What is carrot garlic chutney made off?

  1. What is carrot garlic chutney made from ?  carrot garlic chutney is made from 4 ingredients : 1 cup thickly grated carrot2 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)2 tbsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp oil.

What is a chutney ?

  1. What is a  Chutney? Chutneys add value to any dish. They can be used as flavoring substances, toppings or accompaniments, but they enhance the taste of the dish in some way or the other. There are tongue-tickling tangy chutneys, such as the tamarind based ones, as well as soothing chutneys that usually use coconut as the base. Normally, one chooses a chutney that complements or balances the taste of the dish it is used in or served with.
  2. There are different types of chutneys – wet chutneys, dry chutneys, freshly made ones as well as preserves. Chutneys like the Coconut Chutney or Coriander Chutney are usually made fresh, to be served with idlis, dosas and upmas. They are simple and quick, with a balanced flavor. Others like the Tomato Chutney are a little more elaborate, with a pulpy texture and a tangy taste that gives the main dish a flavorful boost. Some wet chutneys can also be kept in the fridge and used for a couple of days.
  3. Peppy, spicy delights like the Meetha Chutney and Khajur Imli ki Chutney can be made and preserved for a while, to be served with scrumptious samosas and pakodas or to be used in the preparation of chaat items. The famous Green Chutney is another must-learn dish, indispensable in the preparation and serving of North Indian snacks.
  4. South Indian and Maharashtrian cuisine are also well-known for their collection of dry chutneys. Dry chutneys are basically spice powders that can be served along with rice or snacks. The Dry Garlic Chutney from Maharashtra is a powerful combo of garlic, dried coconut and red chilli, which adds a spicy note to snacks like Vada Pav.
  5. You can even go all out and make yourself a chatpata open sandwich with a sprinkling of Dry Garlic Chutney powder! If you come down South, you will be met by many more such dry chutney powders like the Milagai PodiCurry Leaves Powder and Coconut Powder, all of which go well with South Indian snacks like idli and dosaSome of the chutney powders can also be mixed with hot rice and ghee and served as a quick meal with papad and curd.

How to grate carrots?

  1. This is how carrots look.
  2. Wash them.
  3. peel them using a peeler.
  4. Hold the grater in one hand and the carrot in the other hand. Now place the carrot on the blade (of desired thickness of the holes) and push it downwards using the force of your hands to get grated strands of carrots. Be careful to keep hands and fingers away from the grater. Throw the end of carrot away when it cannot be held on to securely while grating. 

Grinding the carrot garlic chutney

  1. To make carrot garlic chutney |  healthy carrot garlic chutney |  carrot garlic chutney for diabetics, heart and weight loss | put 2 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun) in a mixer.
  2. Add 2 tbsp chilli powder.
  3. Add 1/4 tsp lemon juice.
  4. Add salt to taste.
  5. Add 1/4 cup of water.
  6. Blend.

Making the carrot garlic chutney

  1. In a bowl, put the blended chutney.
  2. Add 1 cup thickly grated carrot.
  3. Add 1 tsp oil.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Store the carrot garlic chutney refrigerated in an air-tight container and use as required.
  6. Store the carrot garlic chutney refrigerated in an air-tight container and use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy15 cal
Protein0.2 g
Carbohydrates1.7 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat0.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.6 mg

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Carrot Garlic Chutney
 on 23 Jun 18 08:59 PM

Interesting unheard of combination. How long can this be kept in the fridge for?
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Tarla Dalal    Best used within a week.
26 Jun 18 10:06 AM