Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney)

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Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney) is a delicious Indian accompaniment made using fresh guava, cilantro, and other ingredients. Serve it with any Indian meal.

You may like some more chutney recipes: Mint Coconut Chutney, Sweet Tomato Chutney, Green Chutney, Dahi Chutney, and Garlic Chutney.

Guava chutney served in a bowl.
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About Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney)

Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney) is a spicy, tangy, and slightly pungent Indian accompaniment made using fresh guava, cilantro, and other simple ingredients.

It is a winter specialty in India when fresh, crispy guavas are abundant.

This chutney is loaded with fibers and is rich in antioxidants.

Serve it with any Indian meal or appetizer and take their taste to the next level.

Ingredients

Guava – For this chutney, use just-ripened guavas. The slightly sour taste of these guavas adds a nice tangy taste. Refrain from using overripe sweet guavas.

Cilantro (Fresh Coriander Leaves)– Adds a nice green color and a refreshing taste.

Others – You will also need fresh ginger, green chilies, black salt, roasted cumin powder, and freshly squeezed lime juice.

Adjust the green chilies as per your taste.

You can also add fresh coconut to make a variation of this chutney. Garlic or onion greens are also great additions to this chutney.

How To Make Guava Chutney

Preparation

Rinse 250 g of guavas and wipe them with a kitchen towel.

Cut the guavas into small pieces. Remove the large seeds if there are any. You can keep the small seeds. There is no need to peel the skin.

Chopped guavas.

Rinse cilantro well with water to remove any dirt. Drain well.

Roughly chop ginger and green chilies.

Juice lime and gather the remaining ingredients.

Make The Chutney

Add the following ingredients to a blender.

  • 250 g chopped guavas
  • ½ cup cilantro (tightly packed, rinsed)
  • 1 teaspoon roughly chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon roughly chopped green chilies (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon black salt
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2-3 tablespoon cold water
All the ingredients added to the blender.

Blend until smooth. Scrape the sides of the blender a few times while blending.

Check for salt and lime juice and add more if needed.

Transfer the chutney to the serving bowl. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Ready guava chutney.

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Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney) is a delicious Indian accompaniment made using fresh guava, cilantro, and a few other ingredients. Serve it with any Indian meal.
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Guava Chutney Recipe (Amrood Ki Chutney)

Guava Chutney (Amrood Ki Chutney) is a delicious Indian accompaniment made using fresh guava, cilantro, and a few other ingredients. Serve it with any Indian meal.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients 

  • 250 grams guava (use crunchy fresh guava instead of very ripe ones)
  • ½ cup cilantro (fresh coriander leaves) (rinsed, tightly packed)
  • 1 teaspoon roughly chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon roughly chopped green chilies (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon black salt (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
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Instructions 

  • Rinse the guavas and wipe them with a kitchen towel.
  • Cut the guavas into small pieces. Remove the large seeds if there are any. You can keep the small seeds. There is no need to peel the skin.
  • Add guava, cilantro, ginger, green chilies, black salt, cumin powder, lime juice, and 2-3 tablespoons of cold water to a blender.
  • Blend until smooth. Scrape the sides of the blender a few times while blending.
  • Check for salt and lime juice and add more if needed.
  • Transfer the chutney to the serving bowl. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Video

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Notes

You can add some fresh coconut to make a variation of this chutney. Garlic greens or onion greens are also a great addition to this chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 34kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 1g, Sodium: 245mg, Potassium: 180mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 350IU, Vitamin C: 97.9mg, Calcium: 8mg, Iron: 0.2mg
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  1. Just love this guava chutney dip. sweet, salty and a bit of spicy. Its just perfect in taste. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.