Chili Garlic Chutney

Enjoy this easy simple tasty recipe Chutney in no time.Enjoy with Dosa,Idli or Samosa.

Ingredients:- ( 250 gm )


  • 20 no Dry Red Chillies / Sukhi Lal mirch
  • 1/2 cup boiled hot Water / Pani
  • Salt to taste / Namak swad anusar
  • 2 tbsp Oil / Tel
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander seeds / Dhaniya
  • 1 big roughly chopped Onion / Pyaz
  • 20 Garlic cloves / Lasan
  • 1 inch Ginger piece / Adrakh
  • Small ball Tamarind / Imli
  • Little Jaggery / Gud ( Optional )


  • 1 tbsp Oil / Tel
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Heeng
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 1/2 tsp Black Mustard seeds / Rai
  • 1/2 tsp Nigella / Kalonji
  • Hand full Curry leaves / Kadi patta


  1. Rinse chillies.remove stem,keep soaked in about half cup hot boiling Water for about 30 minutes.
  2. In hot Oil add Cumin and Coriander seeds.Let them to crackle on low.
  3. Then add Onion,Garlic and Ginger.Saute till Onions change colour.( It will take 2-3 minutes on medium )
  4. Add strained out soaked chillies.and sauté 2-3 minutes more in between adding Salt and Tamarind.
  5. Let it come down to warm from hot and grind it into a fine paste/chutney adding the reserved water in which chillies were soaked.
  6. To temper chutney again add heat Oil and in it add all the whole spices.
  7. Let the spices crackle on low 1-2 seconds and then switch off stove.
  8. Add the made chutney over the temper.
  9. Mix and cook on low for 1-2 minutes.
  10. To adjust consistency you can add 1 cup of Water .
  11. Cook on low till Oil comes up and the chutney will also start splattering.
  12. Switch off cool and store.


  • If you have more time in hand you can keep chilies soaked in hot Water for even 2 hours.
  • To make chutney less hot or spicy remove seeds of half of chillies or use less hot chillies like Byadgi or Kashmiri Dry Red chillies.
  • You can enjoy chutney as it is even without temper.
  • If you find chutney too hot add little Jaggery.
  • You can keep this chutney stored in a clean airtight food grade plastic or glass container in fridge upto a month.

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