Gorkhali Chutney

Gorkhali Chutney is a traditional Nepali dish. It is also known as Nepali aaloo til ki chutney/achar. Gorkhali chutney contains potato and sesame seeds as its key ingredients and mixed with local spices and herbs.


  • 4 potatoes, boiled, peeled and cubed
  • 5 green chillies, chopped finely
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup fresh vegetables (cucumber, radish or tomato), optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Timbur / Nepali Dhania /Himalayan Sichuan Pepper, crushed
  • 3 teaspoons Sesame seeds (brown preferred)
  • Salt, as per taste (can add black salt too)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon methidana / fenugreek seeds
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • Fresh coriander leaves


  1. Dry roast Sesame seeds, coriander seeds and dry red chillies till sesame changes color. Grind to coarse powder. Keep aside.
  2. Mix potatoes, green chillies, onions, and fresh vegetables.
  3. Spice it up with timbur, sesame powder, lemon juice and salt. Mix well.
  4. Temper the mixture with hot oil and fried, crisp fenugreek seeds.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Serve gorkhali chutney as side dish.

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