Allam Pachadi-Ginger Chutney Andhra Stryle Recipe

allam pachadi recipe

allam pachadi recipe /  Ginger Chutney, Andhra style  is perfect combo of little sweet, little tangy and little hot with beautiful ginger flavor. How to prepare South Indian Ginger chutney- with step by step pictures.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 118kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar



  • 50 grams Ginger
  • 1 lemon size Tamarind 
  • 2 tbsp Jaggery 
  • 1 Green Chili / Serrano pepper
  • 1 Red Chili optional
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Ingredients For Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Black Mustard Seeds 
  • 1/2 tsp Skinless black gram /urad dal


  • Remove skin and chop ginger. Shave jaggery if it is in the form of big blocks. Other than this you need green chilies, tamarind, fenugreek seeds and salt.
  • Grind all the ingredients like, ginger, green chili, red chili, tamarind, jaggery, fenugreek seeds and salt. Add little water at a time to obtain a chutney consistency.
  • Heat pan in medium flame, add a tsp of cooking oil(preferably gingelly oil). When the oil heats up, add mustard seeds followed by Urad dal. Wait till the mustard splutters.
  • Add ground raw ginger chutney to the pan.
  • Cook it in simmer to medium flame by stirring it occasionally.
  • Continue to stir it till oil gets  separated from the chutney and reaches little thicker consistency. Remove it from the fire.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 662mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Vitamin C: 36.3mg | Iron: 0.9mg