The Best Pickles And Chutneys From India


After its rich culture and traditions, India is known for its wide range of flavourful foods. Every region in India has indigenous recipes and ingredients for unique dishes. And homemade pickles and chutneys are a small but significant part of Indian meals. These inextricable items of our daily cuisine can make any run-of-the-mill meal appealing and enjoyable.

Besides being highly flavoured, chutneys and pickles are also preferred for their health benefits. Let’s learn about some of their positive effects on health:

  • Improve digestion
  • Support weight-loss
  • Prevent respiratory problems
  • Reduce muscle cramps
  • Relieve body pain
  • Reduce blood cholesterol
  • Supply essential nutrients to the body
  • Contain natural antioxidants
  • Clear nasal and chest congestion

Some of the best homemade pickles and tantalising chutney from Amala Earth are full of flavour and ready to be served with your meal.


Carnatic Chutney Podi


Inspired by the homemade chutney recipes from Karnataka villages, this Carnatic chutney podi has an authentic sweet and sour taste. Ingredients used to make this chutney include coconut, Bengal gram, medium spicy dry chilli, asafoetida, urad dal, jaggery and tamarind.

Tastes best with: Chapati, paratha, and dosa.


Marwari Lehsun Kachri Chutney  


If you savour spicy food, then this chutney is for you! Derived from Rajasthan's regional recipe, this chutney's main ingredient is the sour dried kachri or wild cucumber. Free from artificial preservatives, the chutney is a must-try!

Tastes best with: Stuffed paratha, chilla, kachori, millet roti, pakora, or simple chawal-daal.

Natural Bamboo Shoots Pickle 


Do you know bamboo shoots promote weight loss, boost immunity, and control cholesterol? Yes, preserving all the health benefits of bamboo shoots, the brand Graminway brings one of the unique pickles. The bamboo shoots from Assam are boiled and seasoned with flavourful spices like nigella seeds, fenugreek, fennel, and cumin to get that perfect hot and sweet taste.

Tastes best with: Chapati, dal-rice, and even dosa!


Oil-free Mango & Cardamom Chutney  


An Aamra brand, this is the best chunda (shredded mango chutney) you will ever have! Fruity, sweet, and sour, this handmade chutney is made with shredded raw mango, fennel seeds, and cardamom. The striking thing about this chutney is that it is entirely oil-free and made without artificial preservatives.

Tastes best with: Roti, khakhra, and even toast.

Organic Dates Chutney


This organic dates chutney is 100% natural and free of artificial preservatives. Its antibacterial properties give it a spicy taste that can be savoured with all Indian dishes.

Tastes best with: Curd-rice, khichdi, sabzi-roti, and dal-chawal.

Sweet and Sour Lemon Pickle


Spicy, sweet, and tangy, this deep brown lemon pickle has a distinctive taste. Liked equally by adults and kids, this sweet and sour treat has a long shelf life.

Tastes best with: Stuffed & plain parathas, and rice-dal.

Vegan Peanut Chutney


This chutney is made in a typical rustic style where peanuts are hand-pounded using traditional whole spices. It is a fully vegan chutney, and the natural peanut oil is a healthy fat.

Tastes best with: South Indian staples like Dosa, idli, paniyaram, adai, and uthappam.

Nepali Chilli Tomato Chutney


The Chilli tomato chutney is highly popular as the momo chutney. The condiment is inspired by an authentic Nepali recipe, which uses smoky Timur peppercorns. The chutney is freshly made and does not contain any artificial preservatives.

Tastes best with: Momos, spring rolls, and samosas. It can be used with crackers also.

Lotus Stem Pickle


Kamal kakri, or the lotus stem, has immense health benefits. It contains vitamin C, magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper and helps boost digestion, generates red blood cells, regulates blood pressure, and promotes better immunity. This hot and sweet pickle is a delight to relish. Graminway, the pickle brand, sources the best lotus stems from across India.

Tastes best with: Dal-rice, dosa, and chapatti.

Jimikand Pickle


Famously known as Suran, the Jimikand pickle is tasty and flavourful. Elephant yam is seasoned with yellow mustard, fenugreek and onion seeds, peppercorn oil, and other spices to make a delightful pickle!

Tastes best with: Stuffed paratha, dal-rice, and chapatti.

Gobhi Gajar Shalgam Pickle


The best winter vegetables get a sweet, sour and juicy twist with spiced jaggery syrup. This handmade pickle is made from cold-pressed mustard oil and is free from artificial preservatives.

Tastes best with: Aloo paratha, mathri, khakras, and dal chawal.

Himalayan Amla Chutney


This healthy and tasty amla chutney is an authentic Himalayan recipe. Made from natural gooseberries sourced from Shimla and the freshest spices, this chutney has a sour taste.

Tastes best with: All Indian foods.

Raw Mango Garlic Pickle


Do you need a spicy and tangy twist to your regular meals? Try Aamra’s sour mango pickle spiced with desi garlic, red chilli, and mustard. Packed and preserved in earthen barnis (jars), this pickle is preserved with sesame oil. This pickle is a must-try as it promises to improve any Indian meal!

Tastes best with: Steamed rice and ghee!


Handmade pickles and chutneys undoubtedly enhance the flavour of food. It won’t be wrong to say that many meals are incomplete without the magic touch of such wonderful condiments.

So, if you want to try some of these unique chutneys and pickles, browse through our Condiments, Pickles, Vinegar and Jams section to order your favourite chutneys and pickles made with fresh fruits, veggies, and the purest spices.