Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Aamchur - Posto'r Chutney

This is the simplest of all chutneys that I have eaten so far. Its a perfect sweet and sour treat. I like this chutney with hot rice and plain daal.

Ingredients :

1. Posto (khus khus / poppy seed)- 5 large tbs
2. Aamchur (dry)- 8 to 10
3. Sugar- 5 tsp
4. Oil- 1 tsp
5. Jeera (cumin seeds)- 1/4 tsp
6. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
7. Salt to taste

Procedure :

Soak the posto in water for half an hour and then drain the water from it. Grind the posto in mixer with little quantity of water. Now heat oil in a pan and add jeera to it. When the jeera start spluttering , add the aamchurs. Now add the posto , turmeric , salt and mix well. Add the sugar and 1/2 cup of water. Cover the pan and let it cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Check the sweetness level of the chutney and adjust it if needed. Remove it from the flame and serve it with hot rice.
Note : the aamchurs are already salty , hence , use a little amount of salt for this.


Sending this to the event called Roti pachadi / chutney.


  1. Never heard of khus khus chutney & looks like a must try!!! Bookamrked the recipe & now following ur lovely blog :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. i love the sound of it...tangy and tongue tickling

  3. New to me...tangy and delicious to look at..

  4. Woww..I have never tried this. Looks delicious :D

  5. Never heard this chutney before..Love to taste it. Bookmarked it dear:)
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  6. I am hearing this for the first time. But looks easy. With dry mango I can feel how tangy it would be.


  7. thanks everyone....actually posto and aamchur chutney is a must during summers in Bengal.

  8. A very new chutney...Must be a tangy one...

  9. Did not know about this chutney. My mum makes a chutney with posto but it is with aamda ( do not know what it is called in English)


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