Indian chutneys to have with rice: With a mixer grinder make them in a jiffy
Indians are known for their diverse food habits. In almost every state of India, snacks and main dishes are served with ‘chutney’. Indian chutney recipes are known for their flavour and taste. A chutney is made in a jiffy and so it is favoured by one and all. The use of mixer grinder for making chutney makes it an easily prepared dish to devour with rice items. Here are 5 great Indian chutney dishes you can try out at home:
1. Pudina chutney (mint chutney)
Pudina or mint chutney is a must recipe in many Indian households. This chutney makes an ideal side dish to have with rice. Mint leaves are extremely tender and have a pleasant aroma and so it is best that the chutney made of mint leaves remains raw and not cooked. Mint chutney is favoured by all as it is made in a jiffy. So, you should try making the chutney by grinding mint leaves, green chilies and some garlic cloves in a mixer grinder. When you get a smooth paste add lemon juice and black salt to taste. The chutney is ready to be served with rice.
2. Dhaniye ki chutney (coriender leaves chutney)
Dhaniya or coriander chutney makes for a wonderful combination with fried rice. The chutney of this aromatic green leaves is simply delicious and mouth-watering. Again due to the tenderness of coriander leaves like mint leaves it is best to let the chutney remain raw without cooking it. Dhaniya chutney is simple and easy to make by grinding dhaniya leaves with julienne ginger and green chilies in a mixer grinder. When done add lemon juice and salt to taste.
3. Chilly garlic chutney
Chilly garlic chutney is for people who like to have hot side dishes. This fiery side dish is absolutely loved by Indians who like hot and spicy food. And to top it all, the luscious red colour of the chutney makes it absolutely drool-worthy. For preparing the chutney, roast Kashmiri red chillies in a pan and make a fine paste of the chillies and garlic in a mixer grinder. When done add salt and serve with piping hot rice and dal.
4. Aam ki chutney (Mango chutney)
Aam ki chutney is an absolutely sweet and tangy side dish making it totally irresistible as a dish. Served with rice items, aam ki chutney makes a wonderful combination. For preparing aam ki chutney, put finely chopped mango in a mixer grinder and make a coarse paste. Later, heat oil in a pan and add fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, red chilli powder, ground mango, sugar, salt and jaggery. Cook till done.
5. Tamatar ki chutney (Tomato chutney)
Served with rice, tamatar ki chutney is an absolutely delicious dish made in a jiffy. For preparing the chutney make a smooth paste of chopped tomatoes in a mixer grinder then heating oil in a pan add bay leaves, red dry chilies, fenugreek seeds, tomato paste, salt and a little sugar. Mix well and tamatar ki chutney is ready. Serve with hot rice and dal tadka.