Chutneys, Sizzling Tastebuds

Raw Turmeric & Mango Ginger Chutney | Raw turmeric Chutney | Easy home remedies

Medicines
needn’t be always hard to make or swallow right ?  We all know turmeric is
an excellent antisceptic, but obviously we cant swallow raw turmeric powder,
although indian cuisine uses turmeric powder extensively. But its in small
quantities, so making this chutney once in a while (may be fortnightly) would
increase the digestive power and also boost the anti bacterial power within the
body. 

Today’s post
is a quick to make chutney (and we LOVE chutneys at home :-)) with raw turmeric and ginger. Made with seasonally
available raw and fresh turmeric and mango ginger (Maa Inji / Maanga Inji) ,
this chutney is sure to perk up your breakfast  to a new height. Although
there’s no substitute for both these fresh ingredients, do use normal ginger
although the taste would vary vastly. We use the same combination for a lipsmacking pickle too

Sending this
to Day 2 of BM #45 under Home Remedies.

Prep time :
15 mins | Cook time : 5 mins | Serves : 4

Spice level
:
Medium

Serving
suggestions : Idli / Pongal / Dosa / Adai/ Pesarattu / Uttappam /
Khichdi

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Ingredients:

  • Raw mango
    ginger – 2 TBSP – peeled and grated
  • Raw turmeric
    – 2 TBSP
  • Coconut –
    1 cup
  • Salt – to
    taste
  • Red chillies
    – 2 tsp
  • Methi seeds
    – 1/2 tsp
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • Tempering
    (optional) : Mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves

 

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Mango Ginger. pic source : Net

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Raw Turmeric. Pic Source – Net

Method:

  1. Saute the
    ginger and turmeric without any oil for few minutes (this is to remove any dosham or
    impurity in the herbs). Remove.
  2. In a tsp of
    oil, saute methi seeds, red chillies for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and add
    the coconut, ginger and  turmeric. Saute for 1-2 mins till coconut turns
    warm.
  3. Add salt and
    grind to a smooth chutney consistency with minimum water.
  4. Serve
    immediately with dosa / adai / Idli.

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11 Comments

  1. Priya Suresh

    Now i miss raw turmeric here, chutney looks fabulous.

  2. Very unique chutney.

  3. Varada's Kitchen

    We make this one too. Nice to have occasionally.

  4. Suma Gandlur

    I get fresh turmeric roots here but wasn't sure if the flavor is overpowering and so never thought of buying it. However love that mango ginger roots. Must be one yummy chutney.

  5. Chef Mireille

    never heard of mango ginger. only ever seen regular ginger

  6. Sneha's Recipe

    A delicious chuntney.

  7. unique chutney.. I wish I could get mango ginger here..

  8. Very different chutney kalyani…

  9. Never heard of making chutney with raw turmeric and mango ginger. I have seen it available in Indian grocery stores here. Now I know what to make with them.Thanks for the recipe.

  10. Very interesting chutney Kalyani. I've never used raw turmeric, but saw it many times in the grocery store. Now I know what to do with it 🙂

  11. Love mango ginger but never used fresh turmeric in cooking. Sounds like a very aromatic one!

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