Traditional Indian Recipes

SWEET AND SOUR GINGER CHUTNEY

Sweet and sour ginger chutney is a lip smacking treat, it is served with idlis, dosas, pakoda  and parathas.

Ginger is known to promote energy circulation in the body and increase our body’s metabolic rate. Ginger is also used to reduce inflammation. Ginger is used as a natural remedy for cold and flu. Jaggery aids in digestion and reduces constipation. Jaggery also provides energy. Jaggery is a natural sweetener.

This recipe is a combination of both sweet (jaggery) and sour (ginger). So it’s a Sweet and Sour Ginger Chutney. Try it..

Ingredients :

Ginger                    100 gm

Onion                     1 largeGINGER CHUTNEY

Green Chillies        6

Tamarind              11/2 lemon size

Jaggery                    100 gm

Red chilli powder   1 tsp

Turmeric powder    ¼ tsp

Salt  to taste

Water                       ¼  cup

Oil                              20 ml

Procedure for sweet and sour ginger chutney :

  1. Mince ginger, green chillies, onions and fry them in oil.
  2. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder to it. Off the flame and keep it aside to cool.
  3. Soak tamarind in ¼ cup of water.
  4. When the fried ingredients are cool, put them into a mixer and run the mixer.
  5. Add tamarind
    with the water, salt, grated jaggery to the previously ground paste and grind.
  6. Take it into a bowl.
  7. Tangy sweet and sour ginger chutney is ready.
  8. Put it into air tight container and refrigerator. It can be stored for 3 months.

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