Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Kara Poondu chutney - Spicy Garlic Chutney - Tellapayalu Chutney

   Garlic chutney Goes very well with idli, dosa, chapathi, appam and also as a spread on bread. Garlic as a natural "wonder drug" for thousands of years. Now medical research indicates garlic may prevent and even reverse high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer, as well as a host of other serious health problems. In fact, a recent head-to-head comparison proved garlic just as effective as the leading cholesterol-reducing drug in lowering cholesterol levels. Now We prepare a tasty chutney.         



Garlic - 30 cloves.                                              
Red chillies - 5 - 6
Salt- For taste.
tamarind - small goosebery size.(amla size) 

To Temper 

oil - 1 tsp.
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig. 
hing - Generous Pinch.


Peel the Garlic. if the garlic is big slit it into two or three and keep it aside.

Heat the oil, add garlic, red chillies and tamarind. Saute till, garlic turns golden brown colour, then grind everything into a smooth paste with little water and needed salt.

Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add curry leaves, saute for few seconds, add hing, finally pour this tadka over the chutney. 

It goes very well with idli, dosa, roti's and as a spread to bread.