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13 March, 2010

Chettinad Thakkali Thuvayal

Posted in : Chettinad, Chutneys, Sides on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Ripe tomatoes – 5 (diced)Big onion – 2 (sliced lengthwise):- onions need not be sliced finely since we are going to grind them.Curry leaves – a handfulDry red chilies – 6-8 (depending on your spice level)Oil – half cup Method of preparation:1.Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok/kadai.2.Add the curry leaves and red chilies. Saute
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5 March, 2010

Peanut/groundnut Chutney

Posted in : Chutneys, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Peanuts/groundnuts – 1 cupBig onion – 1 (diced)Red chillies – 3Garlic cloves – 3 (optional)Tamarind – 1 inch pieceSalt to tasteOil – 2 tsp For tempering:Mustard seeds – 1 tspDry red chillies – 2 (broken down)Urad dhal – 1 tspCurry leaves – 1 sprig2 tsp Method of Preparation: 1) Dry roast the peanuts. Remove
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4 June, 2009

Coconut chutney

Posted in : Andhra, Breakfast, Chutneys, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Sides, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Coconut chutney is a quick and easy side dish for a variety of Indian breakfast and snacks like idli, dosa, puri, pongal, pakora, vada and more. Coconut chutney is so versatile you can eat it with anything you want really. I even like to have it as a side with yogurt rice or mix with
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7 August, 2008

Onion Chutney

Posted in : Chutneys, Kerala, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Big onion – 1Garlic cloves – 4 (optional)Tamarind – ½ inch piece(Or)Tomato – 1 smallCurry leaves – 1 sprigMustard seeds – 1 tspSalt to tasteOil – 2 tsp Method of Preparation:• Heat 1 tsp oil in a wok and sauté the red chillies, followed by diced onion, tomatoes (or tamarind), garlic and half the curry
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7 August, 2008

Gongura Thokku

Posted in : Andhra, Chutneys, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Gongura leaves – 1 bunchTamarind – 1 lemon sizeJaggery – small pieceGarlic – 6 clovesMustard seeds – 1 tspSalt to tasteOil – 1/2 cup Dry roast and pound:Asafoetida – 1/2 tspFenugreek seeds – 1 tspCorriander seeds – 1 tspCumin seeds – 1 tspMustard seeds – 1 tbspUrad dhal – 1 tbspChanna dhal – 1 tbspBlack
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7 August, 2008

Garlic Thokku

Posted in : Chutneys, Sides, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Garlic – ½ kgLemon juice – 1 cupChilly powder – ½ cupFenugreek powder – 1 tsp(Fenugreek should be dry roasted and pounded)Asafetida powder – 1 tspMustard seeds – 1 tspOil – 2 tbsp Method of Preparation:• Peel garlic.• Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds.• Once the mustard splutters add the garlic
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7 August, 2008

Chow Chow Thokku

Posted in : Andhra, Chutneys, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Chow chow – 1Green chillies – 4-5Tamarind – 2” pieceGrated coconut – ¼ cupGarlic – 4 clovesCumin seeds – 1/2 tspSalt to tasteOil – 2 tsp Method of Preparation:• Wash, chop and deseed the chow chow to 1 inch pieces without removing the skin.• Slit the green chillies.• Heat oil in a wok.• Add all
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