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Garlic Chutney Recipe / Poondu Thokku

What you need for Chutney:
20 to 30 nos - Dry Red Chillies (depends on the heat of the chilli)
15 - 20 pods - Garlic 
3 medium sized - Tomatoes
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Salt - 1 and 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1/4 cup

How to make:

Remove stems of the chillies need not peel the skin of the garlic. 

Grind the red chillies, garlic, tomato with salt to smooth paste if reqd add dash of water.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan add mustard seeds once it splutters add the paste in low heat keep stirring the mixture until raw smell goes off approx 20 - 25 mins.  

Once the oil starts leaving the sides switch off the heat and let it cool down.Store in sterilized  container and use it.

Served idlies with spicy chutney!


  1. Healthy and delicious..
    Perfect to start the day..

    Divya's Culinary Journey

  2. How tempting to and healthy idlis and chutney. I wish I could come up to your level soon. Till then would bookmark it as my To Do List recipe.

  3. Healthy idlis & spicy & mouthwatering chutney..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  4. Love the combo...Fluffy idlis with spicy chutney...yumm..

  5. wow..very tempting and healthy idlys...

  6. Delicious idly recipe with nice chutney.

  7. Very healthy idlis

    Event: Dish name starts with O

  8. wow kalpana,pls pass me dear...the plate is very tempting:)

  9. Wow wat a healthy idly,simply love the colour of ur idli..Both chutney and idli makes me hungry.

  10. wow very healthy idlis and spicy chutney to pair with the idlis

  11. The idlis look so soft and perfect combo chutney

  12. Healthy idly n love the spicy chutney!!

  13. Healthy and perfect breakfast.


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