How to make Amer Chatni -

Tangy, tempting chutney from West Bengal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Raw Mangoes (कच्चे आम), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Amer Chatni

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The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Amer Chatni Recipe

  • Raw Mangoes 4 medium

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Panch phoran 2 teaspoons

  • Red chillies 2

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash and cut the green mangoes with the skin into half centimetre thick slices. The seed too can be kept for using. Heat oil in a pan, add a teaspoon panch phoron and whole red chillies.

Step 2

When they start to crackle add the mango slices. Sauté them for a minute. Add two cups of warm water. Add mango seeds. Add sugar or jaggery. Cook them stirring all the time on medium heat till mangoes are cooked and the consistency is thick.

Step 3

Remove mango seeds and discard. Add salt. Roast the remaining panch phoron on a tawa and grind it to a powder. When the chutney is cool sprinkle this powder on top and serve.

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