Category: Chutney/ Chammanthi

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Brinjal Chutney / Vazhuthananga Chammanthi

Ingredients: 4-5 eggplants / brinjals / vazhuthanangalemon sized tamarind / 1/4 cup tamarind pulp 4 shallots3-4 green chilliessalt to taste2 sprigs curry leaves3-4 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water and keep it aside. Pressure cook the chopped brinjals adding little water for 1 whistle or steam […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Ambazhanga Chammanthi / Dried Prawns – Hog Plums Chutney

Ingredients: 3-4 ambazhanga / hog plums1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1 cup grated coconut5-7 dry red chillies, adjust to your spice level4 shallots3-4 curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Chop hog plums into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat a pan and dry roast cleaned dried prawns along with dry red chillies for 3-4 […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Ivygourd / Kovakka Chammanthi

Ingredients: 5-6 kovakka / ivygourd, chopped1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup grated coconutsmall piece ginger2 green chillies4-5 curry leaves3 shallots5-6 raw mango pieces, peeledsalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add ginger, green chillies, shallots, kovakka pieces, mango pieces , curry leaves and crush together adding salt. Add grated coconut to this and blend again […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Muringayila / Drumstick Leaves Chutney

Ingredients: 4 sprigs of fresh muringayila / drumstick leaves1 cup grated coconut2 green chilliessmall piece ginger, choppedsmall piece tamarind2 shallotssalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1-2 dry red chilli, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the drumstick leaves and keep it aside. In a blender, add grated coconut, fresh drumstick leaves, 2 […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Green Capsicum Chutney

Ingredients: 1 small green capsicum / bell pepper( 3/4 cup), chopped3 tbsp grated coconut2 dry red chillies2 tbsp chana dal1 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp coriander leaves2 tsp oil1/4 tsp mustard seeds1 small sprig curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Chop the capsicum into cubes and keep it aside. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Spinach Chutney / Palak Chutney

Ingredients: 1 small bunch spinach, chopped1/4 cup grated coconut2 green chillies, chopped2 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadalasmall piece gingersmall piece tamarindsalt to taste1/4 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp oil Preparation: In a non stick pan add spinach leaves and saute for a minute without adding any water. Switch off the flame and allow […]