Ginger chutney
This intensely flavoured ginger chutney is sweet, spicy and tang. It serves as the perfect accompaniment to South Indian dishes like idlis or dosas, besides being used in chaats and sandwiches or as a dip for various snacks. This hot and spicy Ginger Chutney will make you go insane.
Ginger Chutney recipe

- Indian

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 1-5 Min


  • oil
  • 2 tsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 5 dried red chillies
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 1 tsp tamarind pulp, Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds, asafoetida
  • 6-8 curry leaves


  1. 1

    Heat oil in a saucepan.
  2. 2

    Add urad dal, cumin seeds, pepper powder, methi seeds and dried red chillies.
  3. 3

    Make sure you roast all the ingredients well.
  4. 4

    Transfer the roasted ingredients into a mixer grinder.
  5. 5

    Then, add chopped ginger, jaggery, tamarind pulp, salt and water.
  6. 6

    Grind the mixture till you get a smooth chutney paste.
  7. 7

    Then, remove the chutney paste from the mixer grinder into a bowl.
  8. 8

    On the other-hand, heat oil in a saucepan, roast mustard seeds, a pinch of asafoetida, curry leaves and dried red chillies.
  9. 9

    Top off the chutney in the bowl with these roasted ingredients.
  10. 10

    You can eat this chutney fresh, or refrigerate it for later.
  11. 11

    It will stay fresh for a couple of days.
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