It is tough to please everyone on the dining table. Some may have problem with the rice, some may not approve of the curry. The kids would have hardly ever kicked about the greens, and the dal that you made with so much effort may also go unnoticed. To please such a tough crowd, you need to have some backup ready. Accompaniments such as chutney, pickle and papad come in very handy during these times. They can help spruce up any meal, moreover you can make these in no time too. Making chutney is one of the easiest things in the world. All you need to do is grind a bunch of ingredients until you get a desired consistency. In this season, you can try adding some seasonal superfoods to your chutney as well. Here are some winter chutneys that you'll love.
1. Amla Chutney:
Never liked the bitter taste of amla, no problem. This chutney with its fine balance of flavours will make the perfect addition to your winter diet and also keep the risk of cold, cough and flu at bay. Click here for the recipe.
2. Gur Ki Chutney:
This is a special chutney that is prepared very commonly in Assamese households. This sweet and tangy pickle also packs the goodness of panch phoron (Bengali five-spice mix) and honey. Click here for the recipe.
3. Mooli Ki Chutney
This instant dip made with grated radish, yogurt, coriander and walnuts is one of the most tantalizing chutneys we have ever had. Goes best with hot rice and curry. Click here for the recipe.
4. Guava Chutney
Sweet and crunchy guavas are back in season, and we are thinking of new ways in which we can add these delish fruits. Guava chutney is a mildly sweet chutney that is a hot among both kids and adults alike. Click here for the recipe.
5. Beetroot Chutney
This shocking pink chutney looks fabulous and tastes even better. Packing the goodness of urad dal, hing, green chillies, beetroot, tamarind paste and coriander-this sweet and tangy chutney is a blockbuster. Click here for the recipe.
Try these chutneys and let us know which ones you liked the best.
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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.