Category Chutney Recipes

Coriander Chutney / Kothamalli Thuvayal

January 17, 2016 Chutney RecipesCondimentsNO Onion NO Garlic  5 comments

After all the festival food, all I wanted was a simple and light meal. So we opted for curd rice and this simple yet lip-smacking Coriander Chutney. It is a truly divine combo. This Coriander chutney / Kothamalli Thuvayal is a tasty multi purpose chutney/thuvayal variety that goes well with idli, dosa & rice. This is a no coconut & no onion-no garlic version. We love to have this spicy, tangy chutney with almost anything and everything…

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Onion Tomato Chutney

September 28, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  7 comments

I already have quite a few chutney varieties in my archive. This Onion Tomato Chutney is yet another easy and spicy chutney to pair with idli/dosa. When it comes to chutney, Tomato Chutney is Chotu’s favourite.. Do check my Tomato Mint Chutney as well. This version is with coconut. If u are very keen in not using coconut, u can skip it.

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Coconut Mint Chutney – Mint Chutney with Coconut

June 29, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  13 comments

Coconut Chutney is a popular and favourite chutney variety in any South Indian household. This Coconut Mint Chutney is a variation to the normal Coconut Chutney with the additional bursting flavours of mint and ginger. This is mostly found as one of the accompaniments for idli/dosa in any restaurant menu along with sambar, kara chutney, coconut chutney. Among all the other chutneys, this Coconut Mint Chutney is my personal favourite!!

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Paruppu Thogayal – Paruppu Thuvaiyal

May 21, 2015 Chutney Recipes  8 comments

Paruppu Thogayal is a traditional chutney recipe that goes very well with rice. Paruppu Thuvaiyal and vatha kuzhambu along with papad is a wonderful combo. It is a good alternative to the usual kuzhambu and poriyal combo. I make this quite often when we are bored with the normal menu or when I dont have any veggies left.. It is an easy and quick to make thogayal, perfect for those lazy days!!!

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Kollu Thuvayal – Horsegram Chutney

March 18, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  7 comments

Kollu known as horse gram is a brown legume which has a lot of health benefits. It helps in reducing weight and extra fats in the body. This Kollu Thuvayal is my grandmother’s recipe. There is a saying in tamil “Koluthavanakku Kollu Elachavanuku Ellu” meaning – for a fat person eating kollu will reduce weight and for a lean person Ellu will help in increasing weight. I really like the rhyme in this saying..

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Onion Chutney – Vengaya Chutney

February 23, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  8 comments

Onion Chutney is a simple and spicy chutney for Idli/Dosa. This is yet another no-coconut chutney that can be made in a jiffy. This is a comfy chutney to make as onions are always available in my pantry.  I love to have this with idlis. It tastes best when made with sambar onions/shallots. I have used a combo of sambar onions and normal onions here!! ( Actually what I had in hand)

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Chow Chow Chutney

January 19, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  4 comments

Chow Chow is called Chayote in Engish. I normally make kootu with it. Chotu is not a big fan of kootu varieties, so I end up making this Chow Chow Chutney to sneak peak this veggie. Its an easy and simple chutney and the good news is that no coconut is needed in this recipe. Pairs perfectly with idli/dosa.

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Ellu Thuvaiyal – Sesame Chutney

November 17, 2014 Chutney Recipes  5 comments

Ellu Thuvaiyal / Sesame Chutney is an easy and healthy chutney with sesame seeds. It pairs perfectly with Ulutham Paruppu Sadham which I had posted last week. No tempering is required as such for this ellu thuvaiyal. Thuvaiyal is normally a chutney that is in thick consitency, If u want to serve this with idli/dosa u can adjust the consistency accordingly.

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Carrot Chutney

September 29, 2014 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  6 comments

Idli/Dosa is a staple food in any South Indian household. This carrot chutney is an easy, healthy side dish for it. It can be made very quickly, perfect for busy mornings or tired evenings. This goes well with chapathi, poori and bread too. I always like to make chutneys with veggies. Its a good method to include some hidden veggies for kids!!

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Red Coconut Chutney

June 23, 2014 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  8 comments

Red Coconut Chutney is a coconut chutney made with dry red chillies. In our family, this is the default chutney that we make when we travel. We call this “Ooruku Pora Chutney”. Funny isn’t it? This stays good for a day or two if handled properly. Spicy red coconut chutney along with pillow soft idlis is a divine combo. Try making this simple yet delicious chutney.

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