April 5, 2018

Tender Tamarind Leaves & Capsicum Chutney / Chinta Chiguru & Bell Pepper Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 60 / #100chutneys


Today's chutney is prepared using Chinta Chiguru and Capsicum. Chinta Chiguru is nothing but a Tender Tamarind leaves in English and Pulian Thazhai in Tamil. The mild sour taste from the leaves gives a fresh and delicious taste to the chutney. This chutney pairs perfectly with plain Rice, Idly and Dosa. Adjust the quantity of green chilli according to taste bud.


Check out my Chinta Chiguru Pulihora prepared using fresh tender tamarind leaves...

Chinta Chiguru Pulihora 

Ingredients :

2 Tsp Oil 
1 Tbsp Urad dal 
1 Capsicum / Bell Pepper, chopped 
2 Tbsp Coconut, grated 
1 Cup Tender Tamarind leaves / Chinta Chiguru leaves / Pulian Thazhai  
2 - 3 Green chillies ( Adjust according to taste bud ) 
Salt to taste 

Thalimpu / Tadka - Optional.

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add urad dal.

Fry it for half a minute and add green chillies followed coconut and capsicum.

Saute it for a minute and add tender tamarind leaves.

Saute until the leaves get cooked and remove from the flame.

Cool the ingredients and grind into little coarsely or fine paste by adding the required quantity of salt.

Transfer it to bowl and serve.

Thalimpu / Tadka is optional.


Serving Options :

Serve with Idly, Dosa and Rice. 

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