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Ginger chutney - Allam pachadi

Allam pachadi - Ginger chutney

Ginger chutney with sesame seeds which will be good as a side for idly, dosa and upma.
Course Chutney
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Ginger
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 cup of chutney
Author Sravanthi


  • ¼ cup roughly chopped ginger pieces
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup jaggery powder
  • Lemon sized tamarind
  • 3 whole red chili
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

For tadka

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 red chili
  • Pinch of Hing


  • Roast sesame seeds until they are lightly browned, for around 3 -4 minutes.
  • Wash the tamarind and keep it aside. Fry red chili in 1 tsp of oil and keep it aside.
  • Take all these ingredients (Ginger, sesame seeds, jaggery powder, tamarind, red chili, salt, and turmeric powder) into mixer grinder and grind it into a fine paste. If required use 1 or 2 tbsp of water while grinding.
  • Put tadka using tadka ingredients and add it to the above mixture. Allam pachadi is ready to serve.