Blog Archives for category No-Blending chutneys


Thakkali Chutney ~ Tomato Chutney ~ Indian Chutney varieties

Thakkali Chutney | Tangy Tomato Chutney | Tamilnadu-style chutney varieties   I can run my blog for years just by thinking of the various chutney recipes we make in our home. Chutneys not just for dosa and idly, but for bajji, bonda, vada, adai, paniyaram, rice etc. That’s why I cannot stop posting chutney recipes in my blog. So this month, this Thakkali chutney recipe (Tomato chutney) gets a place in the blog. Every time I write about a recipe in my blog, I consider it like introducing an esteemed Chief Guest for a big show or an event, so that I can sing the praises of the chief guest before he/she takes over the stage . But for this Tomato chutney recipe I won’t be the right host to compliment about it. My sister can do a better job to describe about this chutney’s taste because she ALWAYS demands… Continue reading »

Kathirikai Chutney | Eggplant Chutney recipe | Brinjal Chutney

Kathirikai Chutney | Eggplant Chutney recipe | Brinjal Chutney

South-Indian Chutney Recipes | Side dish for Idli-Dosai  I realized that taste differs according to our age. The thing which you liked so much when you were young may not be liked at all today. And the thing which you hated so much when you were young might be liked so very much today! The recipe on discussion today is this Kathrikai chutney (Brinjal chutney or Eggplant chutney). I never knew that Brinjal is called Eggplant until I was here to the US. Just imagine if this eggplant yielded eggs of various variety like chicken eggs, duck eggs etc 😛   This eggplant chutney recipe is one which my mom used to make often. When I was young, I hated this chutney. Do not know why, may be because of its unappealing color that it tasted so bland to me then. Whereas today, not just the taste of this kathirikai… Continue reading »