Chutneys

Onion and Raw Mango Chutney

Can’t imagine a life without piquant chutneys? Appease your craving with this tasty yet healthy chutney made of tangy raw mangoes and pungent onions. The wide spectrum of flavours packed inside this traditional chutney is sure to tease your taste buds! A dash of sugar balances the flavours, while also highlighting each of the other flavours – ranging from the tang of raw mangoes to the pungency of onions, roasted peanut powder and spiciness of chilli powder.

Eating a piece of raw mango helps to overcome constipation, loose motions and indigestion. Raw mangoes are a rich source of Vitamin C, thus they help cure bleeding gums.

Onions are a great source of  vitamin C, chromium and dietary fiber. They are also a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, folate, potassium, phosphorous and copper. Onion is said to possess expectorant properties. It has been used as a food remedy for centuries in cold, cough, bronchitis and influenza. Equal amount of onion juice and honey is beneficial.

Ingredients
1 cup raw mangoes
1 cup chopped onions
2 tbsp roasted and crushed peanuts
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
2 pinches fenugreek seeds (methi) powder
salt to taste
1 tsp sugar
a pinch turmeric powder 

For The Tempering
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
a pinch turmeric powder
a pinch asafoetida (hing)

Method

  • Peel and cut the raw mango into pieces and put it into the mixer. Then, add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, sugar and methi powder and blend in a mixer into a coarse paste.
  • Add the onions and peanut powder and again grind for a minute.
  • Shift into a serving bowl.
  • Then add tadka using the tempering ingredients and mix well.
  • Serve as a side dish with your main course.

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