Chutneys are a integral part of out daily food and Coriander Mint Chutney, Tamarind Chutney and Garlic Chutney are a main part of indian street food snacks. Without these any snack will lack the punch required in taste. My fav among these is the coriander chutney and it is always there in my refrigerator. Tamarind Chutney and Garlic Chutney is prepared very occasionally depending upon the snacks. So Lets head to the recipes directly.
Coriander Mint Chutney
1 cup coriander leaves (Cleaned and chopped)
1/2 cup Mint leaves
3 Medium G.chillies
1″ Ginger Chopped
Roasted Jeera 1/2 tsp
Jaljeera Powder 1 tsp (You can chat masala as well)
Rock Salt 1/2 tsp
Juice of half a lemon
Add all the ingredients in a blender and make it to a smooth paste. Add little spoonfuls of water if required.
Transfer it to a air tight back and this can be stored in the fridge for upto 2 weeks.
I never add regular salt in this chutney as the color of the chutney changes to a darkish color after a couple of days.
Adding rock salt gives it a different taste as well and the chutney will stay in green color for a longer time.
This chutney has a tangy taste due to the addition of chat masala and lemon juice.
Skip any one of these if you want to reduce the tanginess.
Jaggery 1/4 cup grated
Rock Salt 1 tsp
Roasted Jeera Powder 1/2 tsp
Soak tamarind in warm water for 1/2 hour.
When the tamraind is fully soft remove the pulp by pressing it between your fingers.
Transfer the pulp to a pan add all the remaining ingredients and cook it till it reaches a semi thick consistency.
Cool and transfer to a air tight box and store in the fridge.
This can be stored for upto a month as well.
Recipe Source Tarla Dalal
2 whole garlic pods cleaned
1 tbsp Chilli Powder
Combine all the 3 ingrediets in a blender along with some water and prepare a smooth chutney.
Transfer to a box and store this for upto a week.
garlic chutney can be prepared in many different ways , i had prepare this along with a famous gujrathi street food (recipe coming soon)
So try out these lip smacking chutneys and tickle your tastebuds!
These Chutneys are off to “The Big Chutney Chowdown” event hosted by Priya of Now Serving.
4 thoughts on “Chutneys – The Basis of Indian Snacks.”
wow..great to see all the yummy chutneys in all place..
bookmarking..thanks for sharing dear..;)
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very nice methods. thanks for sharing 🙂
Yes, Indeed – this is a great trio for my event – thanks dear – they each look awesome!