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Guava Chutney

Guava chutney is a tangy and spicy condiment made from ripe guavas, tamarind and spices. It is a popular dish in many Indian and Caribbean cuisines. Store the guava chutney in the refrigerator and use it as a condiment or a dip with snacks, sandwiches, or curries. Enjoy your homemade guava chutney!

Guava Chutney

Recipe by S Kamala
Recipe rating: N/A
Course: ChutneyCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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Discover how to make homemade guava chutney, a tangy and spicy condiment popular in Indian and Caribbean cuisines. Perfect for snacking or dipping!


  • Guava – 1 Half ripped

  • Red Chillies – 4

  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida Powder – a pinch

  • Jeera – ½ teaspoon

  • Tamarind – a small gooseberry size

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Curry Leaves – few


  • Wash the guava and cut it into large chunks. Discard the seeds.
  • Heat a teaspoon of oil in a kadai and fry the red chillies, bengal gram and urad dal until they turn light brown. Add cumin and asafoetida powder and fry briefly. Add the guava chunks and tamarind and sauté for a few minutes. Let the mixture cool down.
  • Transfer the mixture to a blender, add salt and grind it to a coarse paste.
  • Temper the chutney with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
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