Garlic Chutney - Poondu Chutney Recipe | Side dish for Idli Dosa

Garlic Chutney Recipe
Garlic Chutney(Poondu Chutney) is very handy when you dont have tomato or coconut in stock.I got the chutney recipe from chef jacobs cookbook which my sis gave me.The chutney is super spicy and flavourful best with idli / dosa / even rotis.If you are a garlic lover then this chutney is for you!

Garlic Chutney Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Garlic - 10 cloves
Red Chillies - 4
Small Onion - 5
Tamarind - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Gingelly Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 small sprig
Poondu Chutney Recipe


  1. Grind together garlic,small onion,red chillies and tamarind together to a semi coarse mixture in a blender.Set aside. Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai/pan - add the ingredients listed under 'to temper' let it splutter.Garlic Chutney Recipe - Step1
  2. Then add the garlic onion paste along with salt and give a quick mix along with the tempering and saute till raw smell leaves.Add 1-2 tbsp of water and allow it to boil.When it starts sticking add oil little by little.Switch off and add remaining oil and mix.Garlic Chutney Recipe - Step2
Serve hot with crispy dosas or with soft idlis!
Poondu Chutney Recipe
My Notes:
Garlic Chutney Recipe

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