Friday, November 25, 2011

Spicy Milagai Chutney / Red Hot Chutney

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 Spicy Milagai Chutney

Today’s post is  spicy  hot  Milagai  Chutney,  a treat for people who want something real fiery for tastebuds..!!!

This is extremely easy to prepare and the dish reminds you of the rich spicyness of Indian cuisine. You will love the intense red color of this milagai chutney and it makes a perfect companion for idlis ( South Indian steames rice cakes ) & crisp dosas. 

Also we can use them as dips or as accompaniment to  a meal.

So heres the recipe of traditional,  mouthwatering red hot chutney..:)

  • Shallots / Pearl onions                           - 1 ¼ cup
  • Red chilly                                              - 8 to 10
  • Tomato chopped                                   - 1 cup
  • Garlic                                                    - 7 cloves
  • Oil                                                        - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard                                                - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin                                                   - ½ tsp
  • Split urad dal                                        - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves                                          - a few
  • Asafetida                                              - a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  1. Add red chillies & chopped tomatoes to mixer and grind for a minute.
  2. Add shallots and garlic and grind further.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  4. Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, curry leaves and asafetida.
  5. Wait to splutter.
  6. Now add the ground chutney, salt and sauté in medium flame.
  7. No need to add water, continue sauting for 10 to 12 minutes till oil separates.
  8. Serve it with hot soft idlis and golden crisp dosas.
  1. Hot N spicy milagai chutney ready to taste.

Related Quick Links:
·       Coconut Chutney

·       Onion Chutney

·       Garlic Chutney

·       Mint leaves Chutney

·       Curry leaves Chutney

·       Kothumalli Chutney


  1. Chutney n idly! Looks lovely, Im here in Bryce canyon, Utah, for long weekend .... Just glad to find something veg! Your blog makes my mouth water!
    Glad u liked my site!

  2. This sound like a perfect way to warm up on the inside on these cool fall days! Such a pretty color!

  3. Thanks for inviting me by. Love your chutney recipe.

  4. This chutney is most popular in southindia ..especialy with idly .. and my fav..looks so good

  5. I have to agree with you that this lovely chutney will be a perfect pairing with tosai all the more we love fiery and spicy taste so much.

  6. Chutney looks very spicy and delicious...mouthwatering!!!

  7. Delicious and spicy recipe. I love it

  8. Hi Jay,

    I love the fresh, bright, friendly look of your blog and the beautiful and yummy photos. I'm now your follower as well, and I'm glad to have found your site. Lots of great stuff here. I joined your feed as well so I'll be notified when you post again.



  9. Thanks for the comment! I'm excited to take a look around your blog- I like what I see already!!

  10. Thanks for stopping by...I really appreciate the time n effort taken in giving your feedback..
    happy weekend..:)

  11. flavourful looking chutney goes well with idli

  12. lovely chutney! its been a while since i made a hot chutney... goes so perfectly with everything!. thanks for sharing!

  13. thnx for stopping by my blog! i appreciate it! :) i don't do spicy, but i'll be looking around to see what else you have!! :)

  14. That does look tasty - I don't know if I could handle the spice, though! Thanks for stopping by my blog (and for joining by GFC!). Good luck in the giveaway! :)

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    Parece muito saboroso.
    Boa semana!
    Beijinhos. º° ✿
    ♫° Brasil

  16. I'm such a chutney person, especially spicy ones like this. YUM!

  17. Thanks very much for stopping by at Tasty Appetite...
    your comments and wonderful feedback always bring a smile to my face..:)

  18. Looks spicy and yummy ...u have got such a perfect weekend platter !

  19. Mmm chutney is so so good... I haven't made my own in quite some time... must change this :)

  20. Hi, thanks for visit me, and live your comment.
    I love your blog, so i stay here to follow your lovely, spicy recipes.

  21. I'm sure this is very tasty with any meal bravo Jay!

  22. Hi Jay,
    thanks for visiting my blog and Thank you for this invite. I'm glad I found yours, I can almost smell the flavors of this lovely chutney. I adore south-indian cuisine, I will be in Kochin again coming february and looking forward to it very much!
    grtz, Linda

  23. this looks very spicy but delicious! wish to try some!


  24. Thanks for stopping by our blog and for following! I am now following you back!

    You have a great collection of recipes here and I look forward to trying some of them!


  25. I think this lovely looking recipe is too spicy for me. I'm looking for something more creamy and with less heat. Can you recommend something?

  26. Sounds and looks very yummy :)

  27. WOW! I can feel the hotness in this chutney! I need some cold water if I try this :DD

  28. I Love spicy meals.
    Looks delicious!!!
    Have a wonderful week

  29. This looks delicious! I'm not a huge fan of spicy food, but I'd totally try this as a dip.

  30. Hola guapetona, aquí estoy devolviéndote la visita, gracias a tu comentario he podido conocer tu blog.

    Con tu permiso me quedo como seguidora.

    Delicioso plato, me guardas un poquito???

    Besitos y encantada de haberte conocido, nos vemos por aquí.


  31. Me gusta tu cocina, asi que me quedo por aqui con tus recetas, son todas estupendas.
    gracias por tu visita
    besos Esther

  32. I love this one, so spicy and colorful. Simply finger licking.

  33. I love chutney and I love spicy...delicious recipe :)

  34. Red Hot Chutney recipe is a most popular recipe and very spicy. Here i found healthy homemade Chutney recipes and preparation process is very easily.


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