4 from 2 votes
Garlic Chutney
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A very spicy and super delicious roasted garlic chutney which is perfect for dosa, upma, or even rice.

Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 4 People
Author: Sapana Behl
  • 1 cup garlic cloves
  • 10-15 dried red chillies
  • 1/2 cup coconut, grated
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp
To temper
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • a pinch asefida
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and add garlic cloves. Roast until slightly golden. Remove from oil and set aside.

  2. Into the same oil, roast dried red chillies and coconut for few minutes. Remove and set aside.

  3. Blend the roasted garlic, red chillies along with salt, tamarind and some water until smooth.

To temper
  1. Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafetida. 

  2. Stir and pour it over the chutney.

  3. Store in air tight jars in the refrigerator. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes
Adjust red chillies as per your taste. You may store the chutney in the freezer for a month or so.