This Til Ki Chutney Is Everything But Ordinary
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If you are someone who likes to add extra tadka to your daily meal, you have come to the right place. Chutneys are something that although considered an extra but are a very vital part of a complete meal. There are ample chutneys out there that you might have tasted. Be it Imli chutney, Tomato chutney, or Coriander chutney, every single chutney is an explosion of distinct flavours that gives ultimate satisfaction of having a meal.

Talking about an interesting story about chutneys, it is believed that once the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan got ill. After trying many remedies, his hakims recommended him to have a dish full of spices and flavours but most importantly easy to digest. Having made with lentils and pulses, chaat was invented and served to the emperor with a dribble of spicy mint and coriander chutney and sweet-sour date and tamarind chutney. Actually, the chutneys gave chaat its name since both have been said to be originated from the Sanskrit word chutney which means ‘to lick’.

Chutneys are served in small quantities and these small quantities are supposed to last an entire meal. Just like a pickle, it adds to the taste of a meal that may be otherwise missing. Indeed, chutneys deliver a small but powerful flavour that ones look for in a meal.

One of these absolutely delicious and mouth-watering Chutneys is Til ki Chutney. This Chutney is not very basic as the other Chutneys but once you taste it, this Chutney is definitely going to be your favourite thing. Quite popular in hilly areas, Til ki Chutney doesn’t require any extra effort and can be made in 10 to 15 minutes. This Chutney can be served with any snack and goes well with even salads. One can serve this flavourful Chutney at birthday parties, kitty parties, and get-togethers. Believe me, this Chutney is enough to impress your guests. Let us know the recipe of this unique but quick Til ki Chutney.


  •     6 tbsp sesame seeds or Til
  •     4 green chilies
  •     6 cloves garlic
  •     Some coriander leaves
  •     6 tbsp Lemon juice
  •     Salt as required
  •     You can also add sugar if you feel like


  •      Place a pan over medium flame.
  •      Add sesame seeds and roast them until its colour turns slightly brown
  •      Stir continuously to avoid burning. Also, make sure you don’t roast the sesame seeds for a longer time.
  •      Turn off the flame and keep aside the roasted sesame seeds
  •      Take a grinder and add sesame seeds to the jar
  •      Add green chilies, coriander leaves, garlic cloves, and lemon juice
  •      Grind the entire paste to form a smooth paste
  •      Take out the paste and add salt to it
  •      Taste it and add sugar if required
  •      Transfer the chutney to the serving bowl

Extra Tips: You can also add Tadka in the Chutney to make it even tastier.

  •      Take a pan and add little oil
  •      Add mustard seeds and give it a little stir
  •      Add curry leaves and turn off the flame
  •      Pour the tadka into the Chutney
  •      Mix and add the Chutney into the serving bowl