Cayenne Pepper Chutney, Recipe, Benefits, Nutrition | Hospitalkhoj


Red Chilli Chutney

This is yet another great dish to prepare with cayenne pepper. You can use this dish as a side dish for south Indian dishes like idli, dosa, and also north Indian dishes like chapatti.

The chutney given below combines the hotness of red chillies along with the flavour of garlic to make the chutney tasty, spicy and aromatic. Further, the ginger is yet another ingredient to add to the taste and spiciness.

The cooking time for this dish is just 3 minutes, while the preparation time is 25 minutes. With the ingredients given below you can prepare the chutney for four servings:

Ingredients Needed

  • Whole dry red chillies – 8-10 numbers
  • Ginger chopped – ½ inch
  • Garlic cloves – 8 numbers
  • Lemon juice – one and a half teaspoons
  • Cumin and coriander powder – half spoon each
  • Oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – 1/3 teaspoon

How to Prepare?

  • First, remove the seeds from dry chillies and soak them in water for about 20 minutes
  • Get rid of the water and take the chillies, garlic, ginger, cumin and coriander powder and salt to a blender jar.
  • Grind all ingredients with just a spoon of water until they become a smooth paste.
  • Now, heat the oil in a pan and once the oil is hot, add the ground paste.
  • Saute it for about 2-3 minutes on a low flame. Switch off the stove and let the contents cool.
  • Once, it reaches the room temperature, adds lemon extract.
  • Your cayenne pepper chutney is ready. You can transfer it to a serving bowl.
  • It can use it as a side dish with any main dish, or even you can blend it with rice to consume spicy and tangy rice.
  • If you wish to preserve the chutney for long, you can saute it in more oil for a longer time. When you add more oil, the texture will also improve.

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