Thursday, 13 May 2010

Carrot chutney.



Carrot Chutney- A quick and easy chutney to make, using simple ingredients such as carrots, cucumber and chillies. Piquant and spicy with a tang from the lemon juice this chutney is versatile and simply delicious with snacks such as potato bhajiyas and samosas. It can be served as a dip/salsa with tortilla chips.

Ingredients:

2 medium carrots.
2 inch piece of cucumber
Juice of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon zest of lemon
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
4 green chillies.
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder



Method:

1 .Peel and dice the carrots.
2. Dice cucumber keeping the skin on.
3. Remove the stalk and seeds from the chillies and chop roughly.
4. In a blender jug add the carrots, cucumber and green chillies.
5. Add the salt, chilli powder,sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest.
6. Pulse the ingredients so that it forms a coarse chutney.
7. Taste and adjust seasoning as required to suit your palate. Chutney should be tangy and spicy and fairy coarse in texture..
Transfer to a serving dish. Keep refrigerated

Serve with Crispy potato bhajiyas.
or Pumpkin crisps.


You may like:

Tamarind chutney
Apple chutney.

38 comments:

  1. Carrot chutney with cucumber sounds truly interesting, never thought of this combo..

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  2. carrot chutney really best with samosa and all..looks really good..

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  3. It is a Never Hear-Unique prep..... But looks delicious..... & those accompanying them are more drool worthy..... ;-) I am eying something else & not focusing...... ;-) But kya kare???? Itna delicious lag raha hein ki...aankh maantha hi nahi..... ;-)

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.copm/)

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  4. Nayna,

    Carrot chuntey looks absolute delicious.

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  5. Sounds really interesting...unique..looks yummy

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  6. With refreshing chutney! Like your idea of having it with samosas :)

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  7. Love it, carrot-Cucumber chutney is very unique to serve with snacks.

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  8. must tel u love ur presentation styles...pics r super duper ...love tht color of carrot..i can have this as is....i usually make it 4 colored-carrot/yellow capsicum/white cucumber and red beetroot and almonds to this sald/chutney..

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  9. very unique chutney..looks so tempting..Nayna, I've mailed you couple of days before..plz check and respond back.

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  10. this is new to me....looks lovely and yummy..seems like carrot salsa :)

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  11. Wow carrot chutney with potato bajjis...very tempting and tasty combo dear...love the color of this chutney :)

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  12. Lovely delicious and vibrant carrot chutney. Have you tried adding Pumpkin to it? It is fabulous with it!

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  13. wow...it would be great change than our refular chutneys

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  14. Very different chutney never had this.....
    Sorry Nayna, couldn't post comments last whole week because My Pc was out of order.Your Baingan bharta is very tempting.
    TC
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  15. Very unique but nice recipe, i liked it and beautiful click as well

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  16. Interesting combe...worth trying...

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  17. A very healthy chutney. Just loved it. Will definitely try :)

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  18. Lovely color, looks tempting and yummy.

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  19. Carrot chutney sounds inviting.Love the pic

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  20. I've never had carrot chutney before -great idea!

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  21. woww... lovely chutney.. loks perfect dear.. nice clicks too!!

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  22. ur chutney looks great..nice recipe!

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  23. Carrot chutney sounds like a great, healthy way to cook this delicious veggie. It looks so vibrant!

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  24. I make carrot chutneyy but a different ...this looks gud...going to try this

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  25. Delicious!I often make this kind of chutney with dosa.I like your recipe with cooling cucumbers :D

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  26. Thats a wonderful chutney..Nice recipe!

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  27. Nice variation. I do carrot and cucumber chutneys seperately. Never thought of using it together.

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  28. Never tried carrot chutney before. Must be delicious. Love the cute little spatula shaped bowl. Gotta try your chutney recipe.

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  29. I like the idea of carrot chutney - I've never heard of it before.

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  30. New to me too but sounds great!

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  31. I've never had carrot this way. Interesting.

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