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January 14, 2009

South Indian Red Chilli Chutney Recipe - Onion Chilli Chutney

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I learnt this hot and spicy red chilli chutney from my MIL. It is a very easy to make chutney recipe. Red chilli, lemon  and onion are the major ingredients of this chutney. Tamarind is not used in this recipe. We call it as milagai chutney. Its a good side dish for idli,dosa ! It tastes very spicy. Ok, lets see how to make South Indian style red chilli chutney recipe.

Easy chilli chutney recipe

Chilli chutney recipe Easy Chilli chutney recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Chutneys
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

    • Red Chillies – 7 nos
    • Big size Lemon – Half
    • Salt – to taste
      To Temper:
      • Sesame /Gingely Oil – 1 tbsp
      • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
      • Urad dal- 1/2 tsp
      • Curry leaves – a sprig
      • Asafetida/Hing – a pinch

        • Grind the red chillies with salt to a powder & then add little water to make a paste & grind it. Remove
        • Season with mustard,urad dal,onions,curry leaves and hing.
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        • Finally squeeze half of the lemon into it. Mix it well.check for salt.
        • Delicious and spicy chutney is ready!!
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        • Can be served with idly & dosa by adding sesame/gingely oil.
        Enjoy !


      This chutney can also be made by adding small gooseberry size tamarind instead of lemon juice.U have to saute & add finely chopped small onions.Try this for variation.

      Red chilli chutney

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      1. Never knew the risk of eating chilli more....Thanx for sharing!
        My FIL 's favourite,I made twice when he was here :) Lovely choice for the evnt!

      2. That is fiery red chutney indeed, yummy! True that capsacine in the chillies have lot of beneficial effects on us, great post! :))

      3. Looks yumm.
        I diod see somewhere a chutney event, don't know in which blog.

      4. Chutney looks very yummy. I should make this chutney for my husband. Love the Kitchen Clinic Section.

        Happy Sankranti !!

      5. amazing spicy chutney out there, I would love that

      6. The chutney looks delicious have a yummy blog..keep up the good work.

      7. Thanku all for ur wonderful comments!!!

      8. Wow awesome click? Nice to know that you are also from Bangalore.... Where do u stay in Bangalore? You can find my mail id in my blog.....

      9. Thanks for dropping by dear.Lovely chutney. I will try it soon.

      10. Got to know more on chillies...thanks Chitra.Lovely Chutney.

      11. Great idea! Such a simple recipe. I love chillies!

      12. The husband loves spicy chutneys. Must try this one out!

      13. wow wonderful spicy colorful chutney... i m drooling.

      14. lemon chili chutney is very new to me, looks delicious with idlis, thanks for sahring the recipe :)

      15. thank u all for dropping by :)hugs!!

      16. lemon n chili sounds like a wonderful combo.... Thanx for the wonderful entry!!! :)


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