Served with appetizers, snacks, or proper meals; My mouth waters just thinking about it. I immediately become drooling when I think about all the different sweet and savory chutneys available.
Tamari, mango, and coriander chutney are three of the most well-known chutneys. But...there are so many different ways to prepare chutney and so many different ways to serve it. Your alternatives are truly limitless.
Here you can find the Top 15 Different Types of Flavourful Indian Chutneys. Read on!
1. Coconut Chutney
Coconut chutney, also known as Nariyal Ki Chutney, is a traditional South Indian delicacy. Fresh or desiccated coconut, roasted chana dal (gram), ginger, green chilies, salt, and water are used in the basic version. Idli, Dosa, Wada, Uttapam, and other South Indian cuisines go well with it.
2. Carrot Chutney
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Another sweet and flavorful dip is carrot chutney. This goes well with Roti or Paratha. One of its many recipes calls for carrot, coconut, chilies, ginger, jeera, chana dal, salt, and tamarind paste. On top, there's a tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, and hing. Homey and delectable.
3. Mango Chutney
Raw mangoes are used to make mangoes or Aam Ki Chutney. It's a truly unique Indian-style dip with sweet, sour, and other delightful flavors. Raw mangoes, jaggery, ginger, cumin powder, asafoetida, chili powder, oil, salt, sugar, and lemon juice are all you need. Everything is prepared. This chutney can also be refrigerated.
4. Curry Leaves Chutney
Curry leaves have a number of health benefits. They are high in vitamins and minerals. Fresh curry leaves, coconut, tamarind, urad dal, dry red chillies, salt, asafoetida, and oil are used in the chutney's recipe. It is then topped with a basic mustard seed tempering. Authentic and delicious with South Indian goodness.
5. Green Tomato Chutney
Green tomatoes are tomatoes that are not yet ripe. They are acidic rather than sweet. Ingredients in one of its recipes include garlic, cumin, turmeric powder, white sesame seeds, and tamarind. Mustard seeds, hing, urad dal, dry red chilli, and garlic are used to make the tempering.
6. Coriander Chutney
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Coriander chutney (also known as Dhania chutney) is a popular condiment in Indian cooking. This gluten-free and vegan cilantro chutney goes great with Indian snacks or any food, such as veg sandwiches, fritters, patties, burgers, or fries.
7. Tomato Chutney
Tomato Pachadi is another name for Tomato Chutney. It is not uncooked, but rather cooked. There are various variants, but the components are often oil, garlic, tomatoes, dry red chilies, spices, tamarind, turmeric, salt, sugar, and so on. This sour, spicy, and slightly sweet chutney goes well with plain khichdi, paratha, or anything else.
8. Beetroot Chutney
Beetroot chutney not only looks beautiful but also tastes fantastic. Beetroots, curry leaves, green chilies, asafoetida, sesame oil, urad & chana dal, grated coconut, and salt are among the ingredients. A tempering of sesame oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and asafoetida is also included. It's both a visual and a culinary treat.
9. Peanut Chutney
Moongfali is used to make peanut chutney. First, the peanuts are dry-roasted. Then come the garlic, ginger, onions, dry red chilies, salt, and tamarind. Roasted for a few minutes before being combined into a thick chutney. On top, a specific tempering is poured. It goes well with a variety of South Indian meals, including Upma.
10. Green Chutney
The famed green chutney from the street food is a definite must-have. It is used in a variety of Chaat, Sandwiches, and other street-food dishes. It's created with fresh coriander and mint leaves, green chilies, lemon juice, ginger, and, of course, Chaat Masala. Green Chutney is creamy, tangy, and spicy!
11. Tamarind Chutney
Imli ki Chutney, also known as tamarind chutney, is difficult to define in words. It's a sweet and sour dip made with tamarind pulp, jaggery, and some incredibly aromatic spices. There is also some cooking required in the dish. This chutney is commonly found in Indian cuisine.
12. Mint Chutney
Mint or Pudiney ki Chutney is really delicious! Fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, onion, green chilies, lemon juice, salt, and water are used to make it. The refreshing flavor is out of this planet. It goes well with hot fritters, samosas, or any other food!
13. Capsicum Chutney
An interesting variation is bell pepper or capsicum chutney. It can be made with any bell pepper, including red, yellow, and green capsicum. Garlic and ginger flavors, dal or peanuts for a gritty texture, salt, and lemon juice are available. The chilies are usually selected based on the color of the bell peppers. This improves the color. It is finished with a standard, basic tempering.
14. Onion Tomato Chutney
Onion Tomato Chutney is a delicious South Indian chutney that looks and tastes amazing! It is served as an alternative to the traditional coconut chutney. In peanut oil, onions, tomatoes, curry leaves, dried red chilies, and urad dal are cooked. Tamari and jaggery are also added to play with the flavors and make it more enjoyable to eat.
15. Green Chilli Chutney
Green chilli chutney is a hot and spicy condiment. It is an excellent addition to bland or salty meals to add a fiery kick to the taste buds. There are several recipes for it, one of which calls for roasted chana dal, green chilies, curry leaves, grated coconuts, lemon juice, salt, and sugar. This recipe calls for it to be cooked before blending.
16. Garlic Chutney
Garlic or Lahsun Ki Chutney is extremely hot, spicy, and delicious! It's loaded with garlic, dried red chilies, red chili powder, oil, salt, and water. Except for the mustard seeds, all of the components are first mixed into a homogeneous paste. It is then combined with a mustard seed tempering. Cooked to perfection till done. One of the most delectable chutneys is ready to serve with your favorite paratha or with Bajra Bhakri.
17. Red Chili Garlic Chutney
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Red chili garlic chutney is a hot red chutney made with only three ingredients: dry red chilies, garlic, and salt. When I cook chaat snacks at home, I sometimes make this chutney.
18. Schezwan Sauce
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The spicy, tangy schezwan sauce, also known as schezwan chutney, is a versatile condiment that pairs well with a variety of delectable appetizers. It has a deliciously fragrant blend of spicy red chilies, garlic, tangy sichuan peppers, and salty soy sauce. This recipe is easily adaptable to your personal level of spice, making it a terrific dip or robust sauce.
The following are the top 15 most flavorful Indian chutneys. Most of these are quick, simple, and have a Desi-ness to them. Make an effort to try each of these varieties at least once!
P.S. The majority of the chutney recipes are extremely varied, as everyone has their own distinct style. The ingredients listed in this article are only one way to make these delectable chutneys.