Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney

Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney

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Here’s a fiery accompaniment that will warm your taste buds and shake awake your senses! The Shatta is a Lebanese chutney, made of red chillies and garlic with a tinge of lemon, which helps to balance as well as highlight the pungency of the chutney.

The Shatta goes very well with pita bread, falafel and tikkis .

You can preserve it for 7 days in the fridge and up to a month in the deep freezer. Try out other Lebanese recipes like Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip and Lebanese Garlic Sauce .

Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney recipe - How to make Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney

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8 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

  1. Put the kashmiri dry chillies in a mixer and blend till coarse.
  2. Add the garlic and lemon juice and blend again till coarse.
  3. Add the chilli powder, salt and approx. 5 tbsp of water and blend till coarse.
  4. Store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy1 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg


Shatta , Lebanese Red Chutney
 on 30 Mar 17 09:49 AM

Thanks for this yummy Shatta recipe. I love having it with any wrap recipe. Paneer wrap or a spinach wrap and even better with tikkis. Easy to prepare and slightly different from the garlic chutney we make.