Strawberry Chutney

STRAWBERRY CHUTNEY

Hello friends and welcome back. Today, I was wondering about the strawberries I had in my kitchen and what could be done with them when creativity struck me well and I decided to come up with a unique combination chutney, that of strawberries, apple, and mint, giving it a very refreshing touch, which on experimenting came out just very fine. So I decided to share it with you all. It’s a simple not too sweet and a bit tangy chutney which you can use in a multipurpose way as a spread, a dip, a chutney which in any manner will taste great. It has the freshness and taste that will surely impress you well. So friends do try making this quick chutney in your kitchens. Now let’s start with its making—-

Ingredients:

  1. Ripe Strawberry-250 gms
  2. Apple-1/2 of 1
  3. Green Chilly-1
  4. Mint-5 leaves
  5. Black Salt and White Salt- According to taste
  6. Sugar or Sugar free-1/2 tsp,3 pellets
  7. Lemon Juice-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1 

IMG-4660.JPGWash and cut the strawberries, apple, green chilly roughly.

Step 2

Put the above ingredients along with mint in a chutney jar and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 3

Take out the chutney in a bowl. Add the black and white salt, sugar or sugar-free and lemon juice and mix it up well.

IMG-4658.JPGOur Strawberry Chutney is ready. Serve it with sandwiches as a spread,upma,dosai or stuffed paranthas.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedbacks. Have a great week everyone. Till then, happy living, healthy cooking!!! And let me know how the chutney came out for you. I am sure it won’t be disappointing.

 

 

Tangy Tomato Chutney

TANGY TOMATO CHUTNEY

A special chutney of tomatoes combined with some unique ingredients like radish and peanuts, it is great on the count of nutrition, requires least or zero oils and is great to have with your regular lunch and dinner platters.

Ingredients:-

  1. Semi-Ripe Tomatoes – 2.
  2. Radish – 1.
  3. Peanuts – 1/2 cup
  4. Green Chilly – 1.
  5. Coriander Leaves – A handful.
  6. Salt – According to taste.
  7. Mustard Oil – 2 tsp.

For the tempering:–

  1. Black Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp.
  2. Dried Red Chilly – 1.
  3. Asafoetida – A pinch.

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and roast the tomatoes in a pan. Scrape and cut the radish into medium-sized pieces.

Step 2 

Take a pan, add 1 tsp of oil and fry the radish, peanuts for four minutes in it. Cut the green chilies and coriander leaves.

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Step 3

Now take a grinder and add to it the tomatoes, radish, green chilies, coriander leaves and peanuts and grind everything to a slightly coarse paste.

Step 4

Now temper the chutney. For that, take a pan, add some mustard oil and when it is hot, add to it the black mustard seeds, dry red chilly and asafoetida and fry it. Now add this tempering to the chutney. Lastly, mix in some salt.

Our Tangy Tomato Chutney is ready. Serve it with pooris, chapatis, paranthas or anything you wish like.

Friends do try the recipe a home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend. Till then, healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Flax Seed Chutney

FLAXSEED CHUTNEY

Hello and welcome dear friends to my corner again. Flaxseed is also called linseed. They are small, brown seeds that are the richest source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid called Alpha-Linolenic acid. They have been used now for more than six thousand years and can well be called the world’s first cultivated superfood. It helps to improve digestion, give you a clear skin, lower the bad cholesterol, balance hormones, fight cancer and promote weight loss. They are also a good source of vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Copper, Zinc. So today we will together be making a chutney of this which is healthy and no less tasty. So let’s start—

Ingredients:

  1. Flax Seeds – 250 gms.
  2. Coriander(whole) – 100 gms.
  3. Dry Red Chilly – 1
  4. Salt -According to taste.
  5. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp.
  6. Vegetable oil (optional) – 1 tbsp.
  7. Water – As required.

STEPS

Step 1 

Take a wok and dry roast the flax seeds, whole coriander and given amount of dry red chilly. Now take a grinder and dry grind these ingredients together.

Step 2 

Mix the given amount of salt, lemon juice and vegetable oil and some water to give it a chutney-consistency. The chutney is thus ready.

Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback and get queries resolved. It is a good accompaniment and can be had with the main course. Have a great week friends. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!