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3.5 from 2 votes

Red Chilli and Garlic Chutney

This spicy red chilli and garlic chutney is a great accompaniment with any meal. 5 ingredients and 15 minutes to prepare, this chutney recipe involves no cooking and retains all the good benefits of raw garlic.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Chutney, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 16 tbsps
Calories: 14kcal


  • ~30 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 20-25 dried red chillies
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 4 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak dried red chillies in water for about half an hour. Drain.
  • In a mixer, grind garlic, drained red chillies and tomato to a fine paste. Add a little water if required.
  • Add salt and cumin powder and give it another blitz in the mixer.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning to taste.


  • To increase the sourness, you can also add little lime juice.
  • This homemade chutney stays well in refrigerator for about a week to 10 days. Shop bought garlic chutneys have a lot of vinegar and sugar added as preservatives.
  • Nutrition

    Calories: 14kcal