Sify Bawarchi
Follow us on
Sify Home > Food > Recipegallery > Lifesaver recipes: Spice powders and chutneys
Lifesaver recipes: Spice powders and chutneys Gallery
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next
Spicy garlic chutney
On the days you`ve run out of vegetable supply or are racing against time to pack a takeaway meal, you wish you had some magical recipe that could instantly lend flavour to your rice. Here`s a selection of spice powders and mixes that can be prepared and stored to be eaten along with rice, a dollop of ghee and papad. You can also serve as accompaniment to idli or dosa.

Spicy garlic chutney

Garlic-12 pods
Hing-1/4 tsp
Red chillies-7(if you want it less spicy, use 5)
Mustard seeds-3/4 tsp
Oil-1/4 cup
Tamarind-2 inch piece

Grind all the above ingredients(without adding water) except oil and mustard seeds.
Heat oil in a pan.
Temper mustard seeds.
When they crackle, add the ground paste.
Bring the mixture to a boil.
Add a little water if required.
Simmer and cover with a lid.
Cook until oil starts to float on top.
It will take at least 45 minutes to an hour.
The chutney goes well with dosas, rotis, curd rice.


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next
Season Special
Pepper recipes
A dash of pepper in your food can ward off winter cold
Rice recipes
Pulao, sweets, snacks and more
No onion, no garlic
From appetizers to subzis, we have it all
Feel free to submit your favourite recipes right here!