Lemon Chilly Chutney

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A tangy chutney for idlis,dosas and upma.
4 from 2 votes
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine Type: Chettinad
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 10 Red Chillies
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida


  • Dry roast red chillies in a pan.Once cooled adding little water grind to a fine paste in a blender.
  • In a pan add oil,mustard,urad dal and asafoetida to temper.
  • Add chopped onions and fry till pink.Add the chilli paste and salt.
  • Fry till oil leaves the sides of the pan.Squeeze lemon and switch off the stove.
  • Tangy and spicy lemon chilly chutney is ready.Serve it with idlis,dosas or upma.

Recipe Notes

  • You can avoid onions,if you want.
  • Use sesame oil for better taste.
  • Keep the consistency thin.
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Nithya Ravi
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