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ginger chutney recipe
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Allam pachadi recipe | Ginger chutney recipe

Allam pachadi recipe, Andra style spicy, tangy and delicious ginger chutney recipe that is healthy as well.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 94kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 - 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon channa dal
  • 1 tablespoon urad dal
  • 3-4 dried red chilies
  • Small pebble sized tamarind
  • 1 tablespoon crushed jaggery
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon gingely oil.
  • For tempering
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 10 curry leaves


  • Heat 1 tablespoon gingely oil in a kadai. Add channa dal and urad dal. Fry till golden brown. Remove to a plate.
  • In the same oil fry chopped ginger and dried red chilies for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic cloves now if you are using. Once fried keep along with fried dals.
  • Now turn off the heat and saute the tamarind piece in the warm kadai for a minute. let all the ingredients cool down a bit.
  • Take the cooled ingredients in a mixer jar. Add salt and grind to a corase/fine paste.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add the tempering along with oil to the prepared chutney. Mix well. Serve allam pachadi with rice or idli.


1. You can add 1 tablespoon grated coconut to cut down the heat.
2. You can onion and garlic if you wish


Calories: 94kcal