Category: Chutney/ Chammanthi

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Pumpkin Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin, chopped1/4 cup grated coconut1 tbsp urad dal3-4 dry red chilliessmall piece tamarindsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavesa pinch of asafoetida1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel the pumpkin and cut them into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add urad dal and […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Green Chutney

Ingredients: 1/2 cup coriander leaves1/4 cup mint leaves1 green chilli1/4 tsp cumin powder2 tbsp yogurt2 tsp cashew nutssalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli, cumin powder, yogurt, cashew nuts and salt and grind well to a smooth paste adding little water. Transfer to a bowl and serve with […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Salads/ Condiments

Pottukadala – Thenga Chutney / Roasted Gram – Red Coconut Chutney

Ingredients: 1 1/2 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadala2 dry red chillies1 kashmiri dry chilli1/3 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp tamarind2 shallots1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powdersalt to taste3/4 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add dry red chillies and kashmiri dry chilli and roast for a minute over […]

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 […]