The Piquantly Spiced Ginger Chutney

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The piquant tones of ginger are simply accentuated by the spiciness of the red chillies and the mild sweetness of jaggery in this "pacchadi" or ginger chutney. (Chutney is referred as pacchadi in Telugu.)
4.50 from 4 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Andhra
Recipe Taste: Spicy, Tangy
Calories 184 kcal
Servings 3


  • 1/2 cup ginger chopped
  • 3-4 Dry red Chili can be increased based on your preference
  • 2 tablespoon coriander seeds dhania
  • 1 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • ¼ cup Jagerry chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoon tamarind extract
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste

For seasoning

  • ½ tsp urad dal split black gram
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 dry red chili broken into small pieces
  • 4-5 curry leaves


  • Heat one teaspoon oil in a shallow pan. Add ginger pieces and saute well for a minute or two. Transfer these ginger pieces onto a plate and cool.
  • Heat a teaspoon of oil. Add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies (broken into pieces) and saute well on medium heat for a minute.
  • Add the tamarind extract (or the soaked tamarind) Mix well. Transfer to a plate and let it cool.
  • Add the above mix to a blender and grind to a coarse consistency. Now add ginger, jaggery, salt and little water.
  • Grind well. Based on your preference, one can grind to a coarse consistency or to a fine paste.
  • Transfer this chutney to a bowl and keep aside.
  • For seasoning, heat one teaspoon oil. Add ural dal, red chillies and saute for few seconds. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Saute until they splutter. Put off the heat. Add this seasoning to the chutney. Mix and savor.

Recipe Notes

  • This chutney remain fresh for a day or two, provided you store it in a refrigerator.

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4.50 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 788mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 633IU | Vitamin C: 115mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg

Aparna Parinam
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