Roasted Red bell pepper chutney

Ingredients: 3 small red peppers,de  seeded and finely chopped. 1 tomato finely chopped 1 onion chopped a small piece of tamarind. 3 red chillis or more if you like a spicy chutney. salt to taste Pinch of asafoetida powder 2 tbsp sesame oil preferably. 3 tbsp dhaniya /coriander leaves finely chopped. For seasoning 1 tbsp… 

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Red Pumpkin chutney ( Parangikai Thogayal )

This is one of the most tastiest chutneys you can make, full bodied, not runny and with just enough depth and a great colour . Am constantly seeking ways and alternatives to replace the ubiquitous coconut chutneys and the liberal use of coconut which has become taboo of late on account of  cholesterol issues. Amazingly… 

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Roasted green tomatoes chutney

This is a very tasty, spicy, tangy  chutney using raw green tomatoes and another favourite in the family when we want to replace coconut chutneys. A very god alternative and good to have such chutneys in your collection if you are preparing idlis , dosa, pongal and pooris frequently. The advantage of preparing such chutneys… 

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Ridge gourd chutney ( peerkangai chutney )

Breakfast is invariably idlis , dosas, pongal, and various varieties of these in different avataars, but along with these comes the perennial dilemma of every kitchen queen, should you have coconut chutney every other day ? , and so difficult to conjure up some different types of side dishes for these tiffins, sometimes a nightmare… 

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