Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Leek Chutney/Thuvaiyal

Have you ever prepared anything as Indianised version of chutney or side dish using Leeks?? if not just go throw this interesting spicy as well as mildly tangy chutney with leeks...My H love crispy dosas and he always need two or three side dishes to enjoy either idli or dosas...Sometimes i have to break my head to cook up something new of else revisited chutney to serve him happily, this time i prepared this delicious chutney or thuvaiyal using leeks,ginger,garlic,coriander seeds, curry leaves,red chillies and tamarind..Needless to say this thuvaiyal tastes marvellous as side dish for dosas,with sambhar rice and i loved it..Sending to Healing Foods-Ginger & Garlic guest hosted by Sara, event by Siri.

Leek Chutney

1cup Leeks (chopped finely)
1tbsp Ginger (chopped)
6nos Garlic cloves
1tbsp Coriander seeds
Few curry leaves
4nos Dry red chillies
1no Tamarind (blueberry size)
Salt
Oil
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
Few curry leaves

Heat few drops of oil, fry the chopped ginger, garlic cloves, dry red chillies, coriander seeds and curry leaves until they turns brown, take them in a mixie, now add the chopped leeks to the same pan and fry until they shrinks a bit...Take this sauteed leeks along with the fried spices,tamarind, grind as bit coarse paste with enough salt and water..

Meanwhile heat enough oil, let splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves, add this temperd spices to the grounded paste, mix well and serve as side dish..

49 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

Wow very innovative...superb.

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

yummy..should be nice with some hot rice..

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

That looks very tempting, I love the addition of tamarind to this chutney.

Tina said... Reply To This Comment

Nice chutney...perfect with rice...

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Wow mouthwatering Priya this will be a great combination with any thing no...

Pari said... Reply To This Comment

Nice version, would love with rice.


FOODELICIOUS

Pia said... Reply To This Comment

Nice chutney. Love it

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S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative chutney...nice!!

Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Truly innovative

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

Very innovative Priya...;) And I totally trust ur recipes...so no doubt it tasted marvelous!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

The Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative dish priya..your husband is really lucky to have a wonderful wife like you :)

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

Mouthwatering chutney...

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Divya Kudua said... Reply To This Comment

I love your fusion cooking!!

sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

A very innovative and healthy chutney!I like the slightly sour taste of tamarind, must blend well with leeks!

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

As usual, a very innovative chutney Priya :)

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

Never prepared this chutney...looks yummy.

Madhura Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

Very tempting chutney.
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Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

seriously should bring leek sinto Indian cooking...looks totally yum!!
Smitha
http://smithasspicyflavors.blogspot.com

Lauren Montanaro Norster said... Reply To This Comment

SO creative -- I've never seen a leek chutney, and it looks amazing here!

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Excellent chutney dear. Looks tempting.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

That is innovation..awesome combo of ingredients..loved it!

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Suja Sugathan said... Reply To This Comment

Mouthwatering and innovative chutney..superb

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

It sounds delicious. No wonder your husband enjoyed it. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow very innovative...superb.

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow very innovative...superb.

Lav said... Reply To This Comment

Very creative...yumm

Lavanya

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G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

yummy n new chutney..

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so yummy. Very innovative dish.

Kadhyaa... said... Reply To This Comment

first time here lovely blog and yummy luking

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Different and innovative.. Love the color..

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Priti said... Reply To This Comment

How creative Priya ...you truly rock

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

very interesting,never thought leeks can be used this way too...looks good priya

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

A different and creative use of leeks as chutney...

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

I love thogayal this looks delicious

KALVA said... Reply To This Comment

wow this really new to me!!

Suman Singh said... Reply To This Comment

It look delicious..very innovative one..

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Nope. It never occured to me to use leek in a chutney. Such a novel dish.

Gulmohar said... Reply To This Comment

Nice & cool twist to the usual boring chutney

Vegetarian Zest said... Reply To This Comment

looks very creamy and delicious.

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious chutney with leeks awesome.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

looks very delicious

Satrupa said... Reply To This Comment

Super creative u r ..... lovely recipe

Faith said... Reply To This Comment

What a great dish! It sounds absolutely delicious with leeks!

Pushpa said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious leek thogayal...

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

Very creative ,never no for a yummy spicy chutney !!

Pavithra said... Reply To This Comment

Wow interesting and very innovive..sure will try this soon.

Heguiberto said... Reply To This Comment

yumm this recipe looks delicious!
I love your cooking style :)
I am going to try this soon.
Thanks for sharing!
Heguiberto
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Abhilash Pillai said... Reply To This Comment

would love to have it with the chappaties...easy to try.

Gayathri Anand said... Reply To This Comment

after seeing this thogayal ..I bought leek and made it for today lunch ...It was so yummy ...we all loved it ..Thanks a lot Priya ...