24th of September is celebrated as the National Chutney Day & it's well worth it as we owe it that much for making our meals complete. Let's remember all those times when chutney was the only thing on the plate that made you smile. Whenever you needed something to eat your samosa or khichdi with, chutney was by your side. It's a side dish that deserves all the love it can get. It's a friend that will attend all parties with you and ensure that you have a good time. Here is a list of all the different kinds of chutney recipes that you need in your life.
1. Red Chutney
This recipe is for spice lovers as it is made of chillies, garlic and sesame seeds. This chutney can be paired with dosas and make your dish even better.
2. Dry Fish Chutney
Did you know that you can make chutney out of dried fish? This only takes 5 minutes to make and tastes best with rice and lentils. If you love seafood and can't live without it, try this amazing recipe that you can store easily and accompany with your otherwise simple meals.
Probably the most popular chutney there is because it goes with everything. Be it samosa or dosa, you can literally pair it with everything. Learn the technique of making the easiest pudina chutney recipe that is well balanced in taste, and hits the spicy and salty notes perfectly.
4. Red Chilli Chutney
A combination of red chillies, mango chunks and coconut gives you this delicious and fiery red chilli chutney ever. It can be accompanied with South Indian as well as Maharashtrian cuisine and integrated in meals that require a punch.
5. Pineapple Chutney
Like mangoes, even pineapples can be used to make chutneys. It tastes sweet and tangy, exploding in the mouth with subtle hints from the spices that bring out it's punchy flavours. If you love tangy and sweet flavours, then this is for you.
6. Garlic Chutney
Garlic or Lasunachi chutney is a popular Maharashtrian side dish that can add so much flavour to your staple lunch or dinner. Garlic can really elevate your food and helps in digestion as well.
7. Avocado Chutney
Thecha or Khardha is an authentic Maharashtrian recipe that is often eaten with meals. While the traditional thecha is made with roasted green chillies, this one is made with avocados! Although it sounds fancy, this recipe is versatile. It can be eaten with chapatis, used to make sandwiches and can be paired with nachos.
8. Coconut Chutney
This famous recipe from South India is eaten with all the breakfast staples including idli, dosa, upma, uttapam etc. It has the goodness of all spices and coconut that makes this a delicious delight. For extra flavour, you can add coriander to it too.
9. Mango Chutney
It is a perfect companion for your meals. The tanginess from the raw mango and sweetness of jaggery is what makes this a perfect blend of flavours to make your meal yummy. When raw mangoes are in season, it is a recipe you want to make.
10. Curry Leaves Chutney
Looking for new recipes to eat your parathas with? Curry leaves, garlic and green chillies is all you need to make this recipe. You can also convert it into a dip by adding some curd to it!
Chutney is the sidekick without which your meal is incomplete. Happy Chutney day!
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