Ginger Chutney / Allam Pachadi #ImprovCookingChallenge

Ginger Chuteny or Allam Pachadi is  Andhra Pradesh cuisine  recipe.   This chutney main ingredient is Ginger  which gives that  punch to  this chutney.  It's  a sweet, spicy and tangy  which is perfect to have with Andhra's  famous crepes called  pesarattu or  dosa and even  idli, they also have this with their daily meals,  which are incomplete until they are served with this Ginger Chutney. 
Try it and you will definitely go crazy for this chutney.  One can adjust the spice and sweetness according to your taste.


A  Small Lemon size  ball of Tamarind
2 Tablespoon Oil
Tablespoons Chana Dal / Bengal Gram
Tablespoon Urad dal / Split Beluga Lentil
15 Grams Dried Red chillies 
35 Grams  Ginger -  peeled & sliced
2 Teaspoons Jaggery
Salt to taste
For Tempering /Tadka 

1 Teaspoon Oil
Teaspoon Mustard Seeds 
2 Sprig Curry Leaves 
½ Teaspoon Chana Dal / Bengal Gram
½ Teaspoon Urad dal / Split Beluga 
½ Teaspoon Cumin seeds
2  Dried Red Chillies

Take a tablespoon of  oil fry the  chana dal  till light pink.  Remove this on to a absorbent paper and like wise fry the urad dal.  Remove this too on a absorbent paper.

If necessary add the remaining tablespoon of oil and fry  the  Ginger  till it's golden and releases an aroma.  Remove this on to a absorbent paper.  Now fry the red chillies  and then remove this  to on to same  absorbent paper. Let it cool.
In the small mixer jar add the fried dals and chillies and powder them finely, without using a drop of water. If necessary add little oil to powder it. Then add the jaggery, tamarind and salt , now powder this together to fine powder.
Take this Ginger Chutney out on to the serving bowl.  

For Tempering /Tadka

Heat oil in a small tadka pan and then add the mustard, cumin seeds when then start crackling add the dried red chillies and  the urad and chana dal saute till it turn light brown.  Add the curry leaves and saute for a minute.  Pour this over the Ginger chutney and Enjoy ..
 Yummy,  sweet, spicy  and tangy Ginger Chutney is ready.

Labels : Chutneys & Dips, Ginger, Ginger Chutney, Andhra Pradesh, Improv Cooking Challenge 

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sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

1 comment:

  1. I'm hoping I can find those spices somewhere because this looks so intriguing to me because I've never had anything like it.