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Ginger/Adrak Chutney

Neelima Katti
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Ginger/Adrak Chutney RECIPE

An extremely spicy South Indian condiment. Serve with idli, dosa, upma, plain rice or have it as it is.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Karnataka
  • Blending
  • Condiments

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Fresh ginger 1 measure (Peeled and roughly chopped)
  2. tamarind (Deseeded and cleaned, not washed) - 1 measure
  3. jaggery - 1 measure
  4. salt - 2 teaspoon (Vary according to taste preference)
  5. For tempering: oil 3 - 4 tablespoon
  6. Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  7. cumin (Jeera) seeds 1 teaspoon
  8. Dry red chilli - 2 to 4
  9. Red chilli powder 2 - 3 teaspoon
  10. fenugreek (methi) seeds, dry roasted and powdered - 1 teaspoon


  1. Wash, peel, clean and dry fresh ginger and roughly chop into small pieces.
  2. Deseed and clean tamarind. Finely grate the jaggery.
  3. Add all the three ingredients and grind into a coarse paste.
  4. In a wok, heat oil and add mustard seeds.
  5. Once it splutters, add cumin (jeera), turmeric and red chillies.
  6. Turn off the flame and let the oil cool down.
  7. Once it cools completely, add chilli powder and dry methi (fenugreek) powder, mix well.
  8. Add the ginger tamarind paste into the oil, mix well.

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