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Category: Chutney Recipes

With these chutney recipes, you can spice up any meal. Hot and spicy or sour and sweet, these chutney recipes are easy and help you add flavor and punch to your food. No Indian meal is complete without chutneys and pickles.

Made with different vegetables and fruits, these chutneys are healthy, easy to to make, as well as delicious, low-calorie, low-fat, and high-flavor accompaniments.

With these recipes, you can include some very nutritious and healthy fruits and vegetables, as well as lentils and legumes, in your chutneys, dips, and spreads. Try the Mint Chutney or browse for more chutney recipes below.

Toor Dal Chutney

Toor Dal Chutney

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Toor dal chutney recipe (kandi pachadi) is healthy and easy to make. A popular chutney in Andhra, India, this is usually served with plain white rice and ghee (clarified butter). This chutney is a great way to add protein to your diet while adding some spice to your food. Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients […]

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Tomato-Dalia Chutney

Tomato-Dalia Chutney

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Tomato-Dalia Chutney is a quick recipe for a tangy and hot chutney for serving with South Indian idlis and dosas. You can also use it as a dip for chips and veggies, or as a spread for your sandwiches. Roasted chickpeas provide protein, while tomatoes provide vitamin C. Servings: 4-6 Cooking Time: 15 minutes […]

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Tamarind Dip

Tamarind Dip

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Tamarind dip is a hot favorite with all samosa lovers and makes a delicious dipping sauce for pakodas, french fries, chips, and many other appetizers and snacks. This recipe for the spicy sweet and sour sauce is simple and easy. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 5 minutes (excluding the soaking time for tamarind) Ingredients 1 […]

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Sesame Chutney

Sesame Chutney

| March 17, 2013 Comment

Sesame Chutney is an aromatic and mouth-watering chutney. Simple and easy to make, this chutney can add a lot of flavor to idli, dosa, vada or just plain white rice. You can also use this as a spread for your sandwiches or as a dip. Servings: 3-5 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 cup white […]

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Roasted Moong Dal Chutney

Roasted Moong Dal Chutney

| March 17, 2013 Comment

Roasted Moong Dal Chutney is an easy and healthy recipe. If you’re wondering how to spice up your food, try this chutney. Made with split moong beans, this chutney tastes great with plain white rice and ghee. Another wonderful accompaniment for this chutney is Kadhi (Mor Kolambu). This chutney is very popular in Andhra Pradesh […]

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Roasted Lemon Cucumber Chutney

Roasted Lemon Cucumber Chutney

| March 17, 2013 Comment

Roasted Lemon Cucumber Chutney has a delicious smoky flavor and a tangy and hot taste that’s out of this world! Another one of my mom’s great chutney recipes, this one is easy to make. Serve it with roti or rice. In Andhra Pradesh, India, lemon cucumber chutneys (dosakaya pachadi) are often served with a mixed- […]

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Red Chutney

Red Chutney

| March 16, 2013 Comment

Red Chutney is a quick chutney that can be made in minutes and served with a wide variety of appetizers and snacks. You can use this instead of tamarind chutney for samosas, pakodas, chole, and bhel puri. This is a real easy recipe. Servings: 6-8 Cooking Time: 3 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup ketchup 1 tsp […]

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Onion-Tomato Chutney

Onion-Tomato Chutney

| March 14, 2013 Comment

Onion-Tomato Chutney is a delicious South Indian tomato chutney recipe is very easy to make. You can serve this chutney with idlis, dosas, and vadas. It’s also great as a dip for pakodas, chips, and french fries, and as a spread for sandwiches. Servings: 8 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 2 cups onions, chopped 1 cup […]

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Onion Chutney

Onion Chutney

| March 14, 2013 Comment

Onion Chutney is a quick and easy condiment to serve with dosa, idli, and vada. With a spicy and sweet-sour taste, it adds a punch to bland but healthy foods like idli. Servings:4-6 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 large onion 3-5 red chillies (adjust to taste) 2 tbsp chana dal (split bengal gram/yellow lentil) 1/4 […]

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Moong Dal Chutney

Moong Dal Chutney

| March 13, 2013 Comment

Moong Dal Chutney (Pesara Pachadi) is a popular chutney in Andhra Pradesh, India. Made with soaked mung beans, this is a healthy accompaniment for rice. Except for the soaking time required, this chutney can be prepared in minutes. Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 cup moong dal (split mung bean, pesara pappu, siru […]

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Green Chutney for Sandwich

Green Chutney for Sandwich

| March 13, 2013 Comment

Use this delicious sweet-sour green chutney for sandwich to spice up your sandwiches. Mint, cilantro, and lime juice in this chutney are sure to tickle your tastebuds. Use firm bread and for an extra dose of fiber, use wholegrain or wholewheat bread for your sandwiches. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 2 cups mint […]

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Ginger-Tamarind Dip

Ginger-Tamarind Dip

| March 13, 2013 Comment

Serve this Ginger-Tamarind Dip if you want to spice up your idli, dosa, and plain rice. Hot, sweet-sour, and spicy, this dip is delicious. Add a few teaspoons of this dip as a dressing for salads. Servings: 6-8 Cooking Time: 20 minutes (30 minutes or 2 hours soaking time) Ingredients 1 lime-sized ball of tamarind 2 […]

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