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Mar 20, 2008

Ginger Chutney

Ginger is so aromatic, pungent and spicy and adds a special flavor and zest to any dish. Ginger is proved to reduce all symptoms associated with motion sickness including dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
I use ginger in many forms like: as a spice ingredient in many recipes, in tea and chutney. Here is my version of Ginger Chutney.

Ingredients:
  • 1 ½ cups Ginger
  • ¼ cup Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Bengal Gram
  • 1 tsp Black Gram
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 5 dry Red Chilies
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt as required

Preparation:

Peel the ginger’s skin, wash well and wipe it with a paper towel. Then cut it into small pieces.


In a pan, heat 1 tsp of oil and add the cumin seeds, Bengal and Black grams and fry well. Then add the curry leaves and the red chilies and fry well. Later transfer them to a plate and keep aside.

In the same pan, heat rest of the oil and add the ginger pieces and turmeric powder and fry well until the ginger turns golden brown in color. Then take it away from the flame and let it cool for some time.

Grind all the above ingredients into a fine paste along with the tamarind pulp, sugar and salt.

Serve with rice, dosas, idlis or just about any snack as a dip. Yummy!

30 comments:

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Your blog looks to be more informative on different things rather than just a food court. Keep going
-Nature Lover

Happy cook said... [Reply]

Were you in a starry mood.
I love ginger chutney. .
My mom make ginger chutney too but it is totally another way. Don't ask me how, i have only ate them when i was at home and have never asked her how it is made

kamala said... [Reply]

Ginger chutney looks hot and spicy.

Kalai said... [Reply]

Sounds great, Uma. I love the star shape you've made with the chutney. So cute!! :)

Dhivya said... [Reply]

wow!looks great uma!love those star shape:))creative one

Divya Vikram said... [Reply]

Have nt tried this..It looks too good and healthy..

Cham said... [Reply]

Star Ginger chutney, he he another chutney from ur side... I love all ur chutneys Uma. Looks fantastic!

Laavanya said... [Reply]

I am a big fan of ginger.. that chutney looks delicious.

Pravs said... [Reply]

I have one ginger chutney in my blog..have to try your way of making.Nice star shape.

Hima said... [Reply]

Looks good, I love allam chutney with pesarattu. Thanks for sharing.

Meera said... [Reply]

Hey, ginger chutney looks delicious!

Seema said... [Reply]

Thats one yummy chutney u made...

Lavi said... [Reply]

It should have been tasty. You are Queen of Chutney's Uma..

RAKS KITCHEN said... [Reply]

Lovely presentation!

Homecooked said... [Reply]

Wow...your chutney looks amazing....very creative with the star shape :)

Richa said... [Reply]

d-lish!
a lil' goes a long way :)

Rama said... [Reply]

Ginger chutney looks delicious....

Vani said... [Reply]

That must taste really nice! Ginger & curry leaves- very nice combo! Loved your star-shaped presentation too!

Pooja said... [Reply]

wow , what a lovley star .
thanks for sharing a yummy chutney recipe Uma:)

Saswati said... [Reply]

nice star shape:)...ginger chutney sounds delicious:)

Vanamala said... [Reply]

Oh nice appetizer

sandhya said... [Reply]

lovely chutney.... will surely try this one.. love the star shape too...

Jayashree said... [Reply]

I like the pic....and the chutney.

Trupti said... [Reply]

lovely chutney Uma. I never tried this chutney before..will try soon.
Happy Holi !!

Annu said... [Reply]

Uma dear.......nice presentation yaar.Good entry.

Sagari said... [Reply]

lovely pics and presentation uma ,nice chutney recipe

srikar's kitchen said... [Reply]

Dear uma............nice dish. looks great and great click also.thxs dear

Jaya said... [Reply]

giner chutney ,never tried or eaten ,may be I shud try making it ..looks so starry ..LOL
hugs and smiles
jaya

madhuram said... [Reply]

Hi Uma,

I also have neither prepared nor tasted ginger chutney. Should try this very soon. My husband keeps saying that he's bored with coconut/tomato/onion chutneys. I think this will be a hit.

Thanks for the recipe

Dibs said... [Reply]

oooh! I love ginger!

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