Chukh | How to make Chukh

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ByShipra Nirola
Created on 16th Jan 2016
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  • By Shipra Nirola
    Created on 16th Jan 2016

About Chukh

Kick Ass Mushy Chili Pickle (Cranberry Version) exclusive of Chamba valley,Himachal,Northern India

Chukh is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Chukh by Shipra Nirola is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Chukh is a dish which comes from Himachal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 10 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Chukh takes few minute for the preparation and 10 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Chukh make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Chukh will be the best option for you. The flavor of Chukh is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chukh at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves10People

Ingredients to make Chukh

  • 250 gm Bird Eye Red Chili
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste or freshly grounded
  • 2 Tbsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chili for coloring
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Chili infused Olive Oil
  • Handful of Berry mix(dried cranberry,black currant & golden sultanas),chopped & soaked in water
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt as per taste
  • Spices for dry roast:
  • 1 ts Fennel Seeds
  • 1 ts Cumin Seeds
  • 1 ts Coriander Seeds
  • 1 ts Carom Seeds
  • 1 ts Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1 ts Brown Mustard Seeds

How to make Chukh

  1. – Dry roast all the spices and coarsely ground – Add Chili, ginger,garlic in a mill and coarsly ground. Dry roast all the spices and coarsely ground.
  2. Add Chili, ginger,garlic in a mill and coarsely ground.
  3. Heat oil in a pan & add grounded spices & stir you get nice aroma.
  4. Add the chili , ginger garlic mix in the pan and mix it well. Cook on low heat and stir well.
  5. Add salt, chili powder,dry mango powder, turmeric powder, tamarind pulp & mix well.
  6. Now add berry mix & honey & stir. This step is optional if you do not want to add berries & honey, since I used bird eye chilies so I added them to balance the fieriness.
  7. Add asafoetida and cook for 3,4 minutes. Switch of the burner and cool off.Once cool,pour in air tight jar.
  8. Add some lemon juice & Chili infused olive oil over it and refrigerate.
  9. Serve it as a pickle or Chutney with the meal.

Reviews for Chukh (1)

Shilpa lad2 years ago
Wow! Looks and sounds awesome! I want to make this soon

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