Let’s admit it, cooking can be an overwhelming affair sometimes. Spices, veggies, consistency, timing, there’s so much that you have to keep in mind for the dish to come out perfect. Therefore, it is absolutely okay to err in kitchen, but that does not mean that you have to toss your curry and start all over again. Thankfully, we know of many accompaniments like pickle, chutney, papad and fried goods that have saved our (poorly-cooked) meals from being an absolute disaster.
Chutney is an Indian relish that could be made with a combination of ingredients. Chilly, sweet, tangy, chutney can be of any flavour. The fact that chutney is so easy to make as well, further makes it one of our most favourite things in the world.
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This coconut-ginger chutney is a zingy package of flavours you do not want to miss. Coconut brings in that mild and milky base to the chutney, while ginger its pungent quality gives it spunky edge. The chutney also uses the goodness of green chillies that lends it the much needed hotness. Tamarind (or imly) gives the chutney a lip-smacking tangy quality that will make you drool. This incredibly easy chutney can be prepared in no time. If you an grate coconut quickly, or can get grated coconut from market- this chutney would not even take more than 5 minutes to come together. Isn’t that fascinating!
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Coconut is loved for its distinct flavour
All you need to do is grind all the ingredients together until you get a course paste, and you are done. Use it as a side dish for rice, dal, chapatti, dosa, idli or uttapam. The choice is yours! The chutney is also a storehouse of nutrients and excellent for your immunity. Here’s the step-by-step recipe. Do give it a try and let us know how you liked it.
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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.