poondu chutney recipe | garlic chutney | poondu satni for idli & dosa

poondu chutney recipe | garlic chutney | poondu satni for idli & dosa with detailed photo and video recipe. a traditional spicy condiment recipe from the tamil cuisine made with garlic. it has a strong flavour with sharp taste making it an ideal side dish for idli and dosa served for morning breakfast. unlike other traditional south indian chutney recipes, garlic chutney is made just with garlic without coconut base.
poondu chutney recipepoondu chutney recipe | garlic chutney | poondu satni for idli & dosa with step by step photo and video recipe. chutney recipes are common condiments across south india made for morning breakfast. it is generally made with freshly grated coconut with other flavouring agents. but this chutney recipes is unique and is made with just garlic pods, onions and red chillies and thus making it flavoured and spicy chutney.

this recipe of poondu chutney recipe is one of my favourite chutney recipes, especially for morning breakfast. the reason is not just for its taste and flavour, but also for the ingredients used in it. it is basically a lifesaver when you are running out of coconut, tomatoes or any other vegetables. it is made with just fresh garlic pods and red chillies. yet it makes an ideal spicy side dish for most of the south indian breakfast dishes. in addition, it has a better shelf life compared to the other chutney recipes as it does not deal with coconut. hence this condiment can also be used as a pickle or taste enhancer and not just chutney for rasam rice, dal rice combination.

garlic chutney

the poondu chutney recipe is simple and easy to make, yet some important tips and suggestions to be considered. firstly, do not compromise on the freshness of the garlic pods used for this chutney. it has to be fresh for the full power and flavour of the garlic chutney. secondly, you can extend this recipe by adding finely chopped ginger or even jaggery to have a combination of sweet and spicy taste. in addition, you can also add/top or temper the chutney with fried garlic pods. lastly, i have added chutney to hot oil and sauteed for few minutes. this would help to increase the shelf life of garlic chutney and last long for 7-10 days in a refrigerator.

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poondu chutney recipe

poondu chutney recipe | garlic chutney | poondu satni for idli & dosa

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: chutney
Cuisine: tamil nadu
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easy poondu chutney recipe | garlic chutney | poondu satni for idli & dosa

Ingredients

  • 8 dried red chilli
  • 3 tsp  oil
  • 18 clove garlic
  • 3 shallots, diced
  • small ball sized tamarind
  • ½ tsp salt

for tempering:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, in a small bowl soak 8 dried red chilli with 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes.
  • now in a pan take 3 tsp oil and roast 18 clove garlic.
  • once the blister appears on garlic add 3 shallots.
  • saute until the onions and garlic turn golden brown.
  • cool the mixture completely, and transfer to the blender.
  • also add small ball sized tamarind, ½ tsp salt and soaked dried red chill
  • blend to smooth paste adding water as required.
  • in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
  • now add in prepared chutney and cook for a minute.
  • after a minute, the oil will start to release out.
  • finally, enjoy poondu chutney or garlic chutney with idli.
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how to make garlic chutney with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a small bowl soak 8 dried red chilli with 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes.
    poondu chutney recipe
  2. now in a pan take 3 tsp oil and roast 18 clove garlic.
    poondu chutney recipe
  3. once the blister appears on garlic add 3 shallots.
    poondu chutney recipe
  4. saute until the onions and garlic turn golden brown.
    garlic chutney
  5. cool the mixture completely, and transfer to the blender.
    garlic chutney
  6. also add small ball sized tamarind, ½ tsp salt and soaked dried red chilli.
    garlic chutney
  7. blend to smooth paste adding water as required.
    garlic chutney
  8. in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
    poondu satni for idli & dosa
  9. now add in prepared chutney and cook for a minute.
    poondu satni for idli & dosa
  10. after a minute, the oil will start to release out.
    poondu satni for idli & dosa
  11. finally, enjoy poondu chutney or garlic chutney with idli and dosa.
    garlic chutney

notes:

  • firstly, roast the garlic well, else the raw flavour of garlic will spoil the taste.
  • also, cooking chutney with tempering will increase the shelf life. this can be skipped and tempering can be just poured over chutney.
  • additionally, adjust the amount of red chilli to the spice level you are looking for.
  • finally, poondu chutney or garlic chutney recipe tastes good for a week when refrigerated.
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