Spicy Garlic Chutney

Spicy garlic chutney is a fiery condiment crafted from garlic and chili peppers, perfectly paired with Idli or dosa. For Poondu Dosa, use it as a spread. Widely popular alongside Idli and dosa, its zesty kick is complemented by the intricate depth of its spices. Effortlessly prepared, this chutney brings a bold and robust flavor to any dish.

Spicy Garlic Chutney

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: ChutneyCuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Easy


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This flavorful and spicy garlic chutney is the perfect accompaniment to Idli and dosa. Its aromatic blend of spices adds a punch of deliciousness to your meal. Additionally, it can be used as a delectable spread for making Poondu Dosa, further enhancing the taste and texture of the dish.


  • Garlic pearls – 15 to 20 Nos

  • Red Chilli  –  10 to 15 Nos

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

  • Gingelly oil – 1 or 2 tablespoons


  • Put garlic pearls, red chillies and salt in a mixie jar and grind it to a fine paste. 
  • Transfer to a bowl and pour oil over the chutney and mix well.

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  • You can add the oil directly to the chutney. Or you can heat some oil on a tadka pan and add it to the chutney.


  1. knitnkanmani

    am trying this out today ,ur recipes are very good 🙂
    Thank you

  2. Hi Knitnkanmani,

    Thank you for visiting my site. Please post your comments after trying this recipe.

  3. awesome side dish for dosa….

  4. Thank you Malini for visiting my blog. This chutney will go well with hot idlies too.

  5. Keerthana Praveen

    hi I tried this chutney and it was the tastiest chutney i ever had.
    it was very tasty with idlies,rava adai,chapathi.I mixed a tsp of this chutney with chilli tomato ketchup,that was the best ketchup…

  6. Hi Keerhana Praveen,

    Thank you for visiting and your feed back. It is really a good idea to mix it with ketchup. I have to try this combination.

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