Sunday 17 January 2010

Lesun chutney (garlic chutney)

Lesun chutney (garlic chutney)-Made using just few simple ingredients this chutney is very versatile .It can be eaten as an accompaniment to bajre(millet) roti ,parathas, puris or wheat rotis .It can be used to flavour curries, soups or even used as a sandwich spread.


2 medium bulbs garlic.( approx 24 cloves of garlic)
4 tablespoons chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon salt.
3 tablespoons sunflower oil.


1. Peel the two garlic bulbs and puree them to a fine paste in a blender.
2. Add to the pureed garlic chilli powder, salt and the oil and blend again.
3.The chutney should be dropping consistency but can be made thicker or thinner by adding less or more oil. (Oil acts as a preservative)
4. Once throughly blended the chutney can be transferred to a sterilised jar and kept in the fridge for up to three months.


  1. Lesun chutney is a must in our household...It looks great.

  2. This is nice flavorful chutney. Thanks for sharing.

  3. I made a similar garlic paste this week, but mine is more Caribbean. It's so cool to see how similar ideas cross culture.

  4. Lov garlics,easy and nice chutney...

  5. i love this chutney and i usually have this for dosa or for vada pav,tastes great with these...thanks for sharing your version of chutney too...Nice recipe

  6. Spicy garlic chutney looks yumm..can have two more dosas with this spicy chutney..

  7. Interesting chutney..sure I will love this :-)

  8. love garlic chutney with bajra rotla or khichdi..

  9. Very simple and easy chutney...I like to eat this with hot rice and ghee..

  10. Your garlic chutney looks and sounds so delicious. I love this simple recipe:)

  11. WOW!!! What a lovely & yummy chutney u have made... Pleasing my palate.... Should be yum with dosa... I'm sure... God Bless you for posting this prep for all of us...


  12. I'd love to make this from my home-grown chutney. Super recipe.


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