Chutneys are made from a variety of herbs, fruits and vegetables. Contrary to popular perception, chutneys are not always spicy preparations; they may be sweet, sour, savory, spicy .... Chutneys are served as accompaniments with starters & main dishes. In Indian cooking, chutneys are usually made fresh.
Chutneys & Pickles
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Pickles are generally made in advance and preserved for longer use. In India, pickles are usually preserved in oil instead of preservative chemicals. They are served with main meal to enhance the taste.