ginger ki chutney

Ginger Chutney

Ginger Chutney

Also fondly known as Allam Pachhadi in Telugu, Ginger Chutney is a traditional recipe from Andhra Pradesh. This recipe is quite easy to make, and does not require many ingredients. Since ginger (adrak) has an overpowering taste which can be bitter, I have used urad dal along with other spices to ensure a pleasant taste. Chana dal gives a nice volume to the chutney, contributing towards its thick consistency. Coriander seeds (sabut dhaniya) and cumin seeds (jeera) impart the chutney with a wonderful aroma. I have used tamarind pulp (imli ka ras) here to add tanginess. Ginger Chutney does not require tempering or the use of water. The x-factor of this salivating chutney is that it can be stored for 2-3 days at room temperature, and up to almost a week when kept refrigerated. This property makes it ideal to carry it for travel or to take to picnics. Ginger Chutney can be served with the classic pesarattu , idli and uttapam. Be prepared to be mind blown with this powerhouse of flavours.

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How to make Ginger Chutney


Ginger (adrakh), chopped ½ cup
Chana Dal 2 table spoon
Urad Dal 2 table spoon
Coriander seeds (sabut dhaniya) 2 table spoon
Cumin seeds (jeera) 1 tea spoon
Red chilli powder (lal mirch) ½ tea spoon
Tamarind pulp (imli ka ras ) 1 table spoon
Jiggery (gud) 1 table spoon
Salt to taste


  • 1. Heat oil in a pan and fry ginger till brown and keep aside.
  • 2. Roast urad dal, chana dal, coriander seeds, and cumin seeds in a pan and let them cool.
  • 3. Once cooled mix them with fried ginger and add red chilli and salt and grind them to a smooth paste.
  • 4. Now add tamarind pulp and jiggery and mix well.
  • 5. Serve this chutney with Idly / Utpam

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