Pomegranate Chutney

POMEGRANATE CHUTNEY

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This pomegranate chutney is a quick and easy chutney recipe and can be made within 15 minutes. In this recipe I have used pomegranate (also known as anardana in Hindi), onions, green chillies, coriander and mint leaves. The leaves give this chutney a green colour.

Pomegranate seeds have a faint sweetness and a tang to them. Adding pomegranates to a dish gives a good dose of flavour and taste to any dish. Chaat masala and sugar gives a tasty punch to this chutney.

This spicy and tangy chutney makes a great accompaniment or dip with pakoras, samosas, tandoori snacks or grilled snacks, grilled veggies or fruits. I have served this chutney with duck spring rolls.

To get started….

 

Ingredients

  • 3-4 tsp. dry Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 medium sized Onion
  • ½ cup fresh Coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh Mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 green Chilli
  • A few drops of Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. Sugar
  • ½ tsp. Chaat masala
  • 3-4 tbsps. Water, for grinding the chutney
  • Salt, as required

 

Method

  • Wash the dry pomegranate seeds well in water.
  • Add all the ingredients in a blender with some water.
  • Grind them till smooth.
  • Serve the pomegranate chutney as a dip with pakoras, fritters, samosa or tandoori snacks like paneer tikka, mushroom tikka. The pomegranate chutney stays well for 3-4 days in the fridge.
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