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Dry garlic chutney powder

An authentic and spicy flavored chutney powder recipe made with dry garlic. It is an essential condiment recipe for many street food chaat recipe which acts as a taste enhancer for many dishes. Yet it can also be served with rice or choice of Indian flatbreads as a side dish for lunch and dinner.


  • ▢1 tbsp oil
  • ▢¼ cup garlic (crushed)
  • ▢1 tbsp peanut
  • ▢1 tbsp sesame
  • ▢1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • ▢1 tsp coriander seeds
  • ▢¼ tsp methi / fenugreek
  • ▢¼ cup dry coconut
  • ▢1 tbsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ▢¼ tsp turmeric
  • ▢1 tsp amchur / dry mango powder
  • ▢pinch hing / asafoetida
  • ▢½ tsp salt


  • firstly, in a pan heat 1 tbsp oil and add ¼ cup garlic.
  • saute on low flame until it turns golden brown.
  • now add 1 tbsp peanut and saute till peanuts turn crunchy.
  • further, add 1 tbsp sesame, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp coriander seeds and ¼ tsp methi.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add ¼ cup dry coconut and saute well.
  • cool completely and transfer to the blender.
  • add 1 tbsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp amchur, pinch hing and ½ tsp salt.
  • blend to coarse powder without adding water.
  • finally, dry garlic chutney is ready to enjoy with vada pav or batata vada.
Dry Garlic Chutney for Vada Pav - Piping Pot Curry