Pappadam Chammanthi

There are a lot variety of chutney / chammanthi recipes in Kerala. This is a special recipe which made with fried papad and coconut which goes well with rice and porridge(‘kanji’). It is a ‘nadan’ recipe which you will get from generation to generation or from person to person. For spiciness, either you can use…

Palappam Chammanthi

This is a dry coconut chutney served with palappam. It is very easy to prepare and tasty too. Even though it is a dry chutney, this goes well with palappam. I’m very much  familiar with this chutney from my aunt. Ingredients Grated coconut – 1 cup Shallots – 3 Kashmiri chili  powder – 1 teaspoon…

Tomato Chutney / Thakkali Chammanthi

This is a simple recipe of chutney with tomato and coconut. You can serve it with dosa, idli and rice. It is an easy side dish to prepare. Ingredients Tomato – 2 Onion – 1 Coconut – 1/2 cup Garlic – 4 flakes Ginger – a small piece Dry red chili – 4 Curry leaf…

Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi / Dried Prawns Chutney

We do have lots of varieties of chutneys. This is one among them and very popular. It is a chutney with dried prawns. You can serve it with rice. I have already shared a dried prawns chutney powder before. But this chutney you can’t store for long, you have to consume it in the same…

Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi Podi / Dried Prawns Chutney Powder

Chutney or Chammanthi is a nostalgic thing for all Malayalis. There are lot of variety chutneys we used to prepare like Thenga Chammanthi,Manga Chammanthi, Unakka Chemmen Chammanthi and so on. This is actually chutney powder with dried prawns. Its shelf life is very long if you prepare it cleanly and without any moist. You can…

Brahmi Chutney

During shopping in last week, from the vegetable market we got a bunch of these brahmi leaves.I was not sure what to do with this.The shopkeeper told that we can make chutney out of this and it is very good for kids. So I searched and got some information about this.It is also known as centella…

Avocado Chutney

Avocado, also known as butter fruit which has high fat content. Avocado provide nearly 20 essential nutrients, including potassium, vitamins and folic acid.Choose ripe avocado for cooking.To open an avocado make a cut half lengthwise and gently twist the two halves.Now you can scoop out the flesh from it.Here is the recipe of avocado chutney…

Manga Chammanthi / Mango Chutney

This is a special chutney with raw mango and coconut, the sourness of mango will add more taste to this and it can be served as a side dish for the rice. For the spiciness either you can use red chili or green chili, here I’m using green chili, that’s why the color is light….

Thenga Chammanthi/ Coconut Chutney

This is an irresistible coconut chutney served with rice. It is a personal favorite of each Keralites. For the sourness, here tamarind is added, alternative to this, we can add raw mango. Ingredients Coconut – 1/2 cup Red chilly – 5 Shallots – 4 Ginger – small piece Tamarind – small piece Curry leaf –…