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Sweet Garlic Chutney

30 Jun

Sweet Garlic Chutney.

Garlic cloves are peeled and ground into paste with powdered spices and jaggery. The mixture is then briefly cooked in oil before adding lemon juice. Serve sweet garlic chutney with idli or samosa etc…
Makes: around 1/4 Cup of Sweet Garlic Chutney.


Garlic 4 Cloves
Red Chili Powder 2 – 3 Tbsps
Cumin Seeds Powder 1/4 tsp
Jaggery 1 inch Block
Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp
Salt 1 Tbsp (app.)
Oil 1 Tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and roughly chop the garlic cloves.
Grind garlic cloves with red chili powder, cumin seeds powder, jaggery, salt and water into smooth paste adding few tablespoons of water.

Heat oil in a small pan, add the garlic paste.
Cook for few seconds and remove from heat.
Stir in lemon juice and adjust any seasonings if required.
Serve sweet garlic chutney with idli or samosa etc…
Notes: Make sure not to overcook the the garlic chutney.

Suggestions: Adjust the jaggery and lemon juice according your preference.
Variations: Check other chutney recipes here.
Other Names: Sweet Garlic Chutney.