Milagai chutney recipe | மிளகாய் சட்னி

Milagai chutney recipe | மிளகாய் சட்னி is a spicy chutney which can be served as side dish for idli or dosa and it is a special combination for Chettinad Vellai paniyaram . . Onion, tomato and red chillies are the main ingredients, which were ground along with tamarind and salt. Seasoning is done with oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves. Other chutney recipes are

Coconut chutney

Tomato chutney

Herbal green thuvaiyal

Coriander chutney

Garlic chutney

Curry Leaf Chutney

Kollu paruppu chutney

Vendhaya Keerai Chutney

Now let us see how to prepare this milagai chutney.

Ingredients:-

  • tomatoes – 3 number (chopped)
  • onion – 1 (chopped)
  • red chillies – 3 number
  • tamarind paste– 1 tsp
  • salt – to taste

For seasoning:-

  • gingely oil – 1 tblsp
  • mustard seeds/ kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • urad dal/ ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida/ perungayam – 1/4 tsp
  • curry leaves – few

Method:-

1. Chop tomatoes, onion and collect all the ingredients together.

Milagai chutney ingredients
Milagai chutney ingredients

2. Grind tomatoes, onion, dry red chillies, salt and tamarind into a fine paste in a mixie.

Ground ingredients
Ground ingredients

3. Heat 1 tblsp of gingely oil in a fry pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and when it turns golden brown, add asafoetida and curry leaves.

Seasoning in fry pan
Seasoning in fry pan

4. Pour the ground mixture of chutney into the fry pan.

Ground mix poured into seasoning
Ground mix poured into seasoning

5. Keep in low flame, close and cook for two to three minutes carefully. Stir opening the lid often, because chutney may stick to the bottom of the pan. If it is open it sprinkles oil and chutney all around the stove.

Close with a lid
Close with a lid

6. Once when it turns dark red in colour and chutney becomes thick and oil separates, switch off the stove.

Chutney reduces in amount
Chutney reduces in amount

7. Transfer to serving bowl and serve as side dish for “Vellai paniyaram”, idli or dosa.

Milagai chutney recipe | மிளகாய் சட்னி
Milagai chutney recipe | மிளகாய் சட்னி

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