Category Archives: Chutneys and Dips

Sweet Tamarind Dates Chutney

Tamarind Chutney

The lip smacking street foods of India popularly known as Chaats is incomplete without a dollop of this Chutney.

It has a unique taste, sweet, tangy and spicy with a hint of cumin and fennel.Simply DELICIOUS !

Goes very well with Pani puri, sev puri, dahi bada, samosa, kachori and a lot of wonderful snack items.

Make it and Store in a glass jar with a lid in fridge and use as required.

Note: This chutney can be made without dates too and the result is just as good. Please adjust the amounts  as per taste; some like it more tangy than sweet or vice versa.

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Cheese sauce for Nachos/ Queso dip

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This is a variation of the white warm and gooey cheese sauce, the mexican Queso dip that comes with Nachos. It is very simple to make at home.
Just grab a packet of Nachos or tortillas and savour it with your homemade dip.

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Hara Dhania Chutney |Spicy green Dip

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This Chutney is also an important accompaniment of Samosas,Pakoras, Kachoris, Parathas and Indian Chaat Items.

It also goes well with Sandwiches and Kebabs.

Very easy to make and a very versatile chutney. The basic ingredients are green coriander and green chilies.

Other things that can be added are peanuts (roasted) or ground coconut or tomato.

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Coconut-Peanut Chutney/Dip

This chutney or dip is an essential accompaniment to idli or dosa. It can also be had with cheela (chickpea crepes or savoury rice crepes). Coconut peanut chutney is very healthy, the coconut supports gut health, peanuts are rich in proteins, essential fats and fat soluble vitamins. So just a teaspoonful is actually beneficial along with being tasty as well.

Mop up with Medu wada, Idli and Dosa. I devour it with fritters and kebabs as well.

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Dahi Pudina Chutney | Mint Yogurt Dip |How to make pudina chutney with curd |Dip for kebabs and starters

Chutney, Dip or sauces lend that extra edge to any dish. There are n no. of sauces and dips for accompaniment but this one dip tastes delicious and can enhance the taste of so many starters and even biryani. The key is to make it fresh every time with fresh ingredients. This can be made quickly and very easily.

This chutney goes well with all Indian snacks and paratha’s. I make it specially for my favorite hara bhara kebab.

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