Kaara (spicy) chutney

⏲️PREP TIME : 10 minutes

⏲️COOK TIME : 15 minutes

🍲CUISINE : Indian

🥘COURSE : Sidedish

🍴YIELD : 4 servings


Tamarind – 1 inch

Salt as required

To dry roast and powder :

Red chilli – 6 no.

Coriander seeds – 1tbsp

Methi seeds – 1/4 tsp

To saute :

Sesame oil – 3 tbsp

Shallots – 1 cup

Country tomato -1 cup ( 3 no.)

Curry leaves as required

To temper :

Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves few

Urad dal – 1/2 tsp

Channa dal – 1/2 tsp


In a pan dry roast the items given for roasting and ground to a fine powder.

In same pan add the items under to saute .

In a mixer jar add the ground powder and the sauteed items and blend to a smooth paste with 2tbsp water, tamarind and salt.

Transfer ground chutney to a bowl.

Now heat a pan, temper mustard seeds, urud dal, channa dal, curry leaves and add it to chutney.

Spicy chutney is done.

Serve it with hot idli or dosa.

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