Love for Indian chutneys is inimitable | List of best flavorful chutneys you must give a try

Whether you are a kid or an adult, love for the chutneys cannot be matched. Chutneys are just more than a side dish, a must and all-time pick present with every Indian meal adding their own thirst-quenching flavors to any food they are being paired with. 

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The best thing about chutneys is how easily one can play with a variety of ingredients be it fruits, herbs or vegetables and it always ends up mocking the palate and boosting the flavor making any dish into a mouth-watering delicacy. 
Served with anything, whether chaat, appetizers or proper meals they add amazing colors on the table and brighten your meal. 

Here is a list of some luscious Indian style chutneys that will leave an everlasting impression on your taste buds:

⦁ Peanut Chutney

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Peanut/ moongfali chutney tastes heavenly.  For preparing the chutney, you need to dry roast the peanuts and then add grated ginger, grated garlic, chopped onion, dry red chilies and salt ( as per taste in a mixer and blend into a fairly thick chutney. Roast the chutney for a while and serve with any dish to add extra delight to it.

⦁ Tomato Onion Chutney

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A variant of the usual coconut chutney, tomato onion chutney looks and taste too yummy!  Put the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, curry leaves, dried red chilies, salt, soaked urad dal in a mixer and blend them. Cook the blended mixture in peanut oil/any oil for a while and play with flavors and enjoy!

⦁ Mango Chutney

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Aam ki chutney is an awesome Indian style dip having sweet, sour and other delectable flavors and is made with raw mangoes. 
For enjoying the amazing taste of this chutney, you need few raw mangoes, jaggery, grated ginger, cumin powder, asafoetida, chilly powder, salt, sugar and lemon juice. Cook them in oil of your choice and satisfy your cravings.

⦁ Green Tomato Chutney

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Chutney made from the unripe tomatoes, which are less sweet and sourer is much tempting. It has ingredients including garlic, cumin, turmeric powder, white sesame seeds, tamarind and yes the chopped green tomatoes. 
If in mood, you can also add tempering made of mustard seeds, hing, urad dal and dry red chilly.

⦁ Bell Pepper chutney

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Any bell pepper/capsicum of your choice – green, red or yellow and you will add up an appetizing variant in your meal. All you need is grated garlic & ginger, peanuts for a grainy texture, salt and lemon juice and chilies (as per the color of chosen capsicum). It will remove the boredom of your regular chutney and add an extra delight to your food.

⦁ Garlic Chutney

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A perfect combination of spicy, hot and mouth-watering chutney, lehsun ki chutney. Garlic chutney is best served with any food of your choice whether paranthas or anything else as it is just irresistible to try.
The ingredients for this chutney are lots of garlic, tomato, dry red chilies, chili powder, salt blended perfectly into a smooth paste and then cooked well with mustard seeds and oil. 

⦁ Beetroot Chutney

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One of the healthiest and tastiest chutney with the simplest of ingredients including beetroots, curry leaves, green chilies, asafetida, grated coconut and salt, the paste cooked well in oil with sprinkled mustard seeds.

⦁ Coconut Chutney

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The authentic south Indian chutney serves as a perfect combination with Idli, Dosa, Wada, Uttapam etc. The Ingredients of coconut chutney include grated coconut ( fresh/desiccated), roasted chana dal, ginger, green chilies and salt thoroughly blended as a paste.

⦁ Mint Chutney

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Lip-smacking it is! Mint/Pudiney ki chutney has a refreshing taste that can be served with any of the snacks like samosa, fritters or with the main course and tastes wow. Fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, chopped onion, green chilies, lemon juice and salt are the ingredients for this chutney blended properly as a smooth paste in a mixer.  

These easy to make, quick and lip smacking chutneys will surely add authentic and desi taste to your food. Make sure to try these at home at least once and share your flavorful experiences here in the comments below.

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