Rinkal’s Recipes – Garlic & Peanut Chutney

Rinkal has been working with us since the beginning of our journey to find traditional preservation methods. Here, she shares her Indian (spicy) garlic and peanut chutney that is an absolute winner in saving surplus garlic that has been sitting in your kitchen for weeks and have started sprouting. Don’t worry about the bitter taste as the secret ingredient – peanuts – will take care of the taste as well as strong smell of garlic. Give this one a go and let us know what you think!

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Rinkal's Garlic Peanut Chutney

This quick and easy recipe is great to use up any excess garlic in your kitchen that's growing green sprouts! Just make sure you chop the sprouts before using them.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, South Asian
Keyword: chilli, chutney, condiment, garlic, lemon juice, peanuts, Preserved Food, sesame oil
Author: Rinkal Kothari


  • blender
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • mortar and pestle
  • sterilised jar or container


  • 250 g Peeled Garlic Make sure you cut off any green sprout
  • 50 g Red Chilli Powder
  • 50 g Salt
  • 50 g Peanuts Great to hide the strong taste and smell of garlic
  • 25 g Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice


  • Chop garlic into chunks
  • Grind peanuts and sesame seeds together using mortar and pestle
  • Mix all of the rest of ingredients together using blender until combined
  • Store in a sterilised, air tight jar or container


The dry chutney can be stored for up to 6 months on your counter, or even longer in the fridge. Great with rice, chapati, curried, and daal. 

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