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spicy garlic chutney

garlic chutney recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: chutney recipes, side dish for dosa, side dish for idli
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 8-9 dry red chillies
  • 6-7 dry kashmiri red chillies
  • 1 tsp tamarind piece
  • 2 pods garlic
  • rock salt - to taste


  • heat oil and roast red chillies and tamarind just until it is heated up.
  • Transfer it to a blender and in the same oil, roast the garlic cloves
  • roast until the garlic is slightly roasted.
  • Put off the flame. Firstly, grind red chillies and tamarind to a semi fine paste.
  • Next add the roasted garlic, rock salt and grind again addign very little water only if needed.
  • chutney has to be a medium coarse paste. transfer to serving bowl.
  • pour in some leftover/warm sesame oil on top of it.
  • mix and serve fresh with dosa, idli or paniyaram.