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Reviewing the top 5 Chutneys in Pakistan

The Top Hit - Shangrila Green Chili Sauce This Chutney is versatile and tastes delicious with all desi foods, be it samosa, or chapli kabab. I always keep a pouch of Shangrila green chili sauce in my fridge. I, my family, and guests, everyone loves it!

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Store Hopper

Store Hopper

I am a staff writer and have visited countless grocery stores numerous times; whatever I need, I know exactly where to get it from! I am a superhero - I identify value for money in any grocery list.

Updated Apr 19, 2023

Chutney is a feeling for me, it is nostalgic. It brings back so many memories from my childhood. My grandmother was popularly known as ‘Chutney Aunty’ in the family. She used to make different types of chutneys in large patches, and fill her tangy, sour chutneys in jars, and carry them to every household in the neighborhood, and family. It was the most awaited jars in my summers. Today, long after her death, chutneys bring back her pure hugs and sour advice to me. 

Chutneys are a delicious way to add flavor to any dish. There are many different types of chutney, and each one has its own unique flavor. There are many chutneys available in the market, sharing my top favorites to tang up your dining tables.

My Top 5 Chutney Hits

The Fresh Knock – Shangrila Green Chili Sauce 


  • Should ideally be named as Chutney

There’s nothing quite like a plate of hot, fresh pakoras with a green chili sauce to enjoy on a rainy day. I am a big fan of pakoras, and always have a jar of Shangrila green chili sauce in the fridge to enjoy with them. The tanginess of this chutney cuts through the richness of the pakoras, and the freshness really brightens up the flavors. A plate of Pakoras, and some green chili sauce, a perfect fix to your dull evenings.

Serving Size: 1 spoon/16g Calories: 19 Fats: 0g Sodium: 174mg

The Healthy delight – Haut Notch Peanut Chutney 


  • Has preservatives
  • Limited packaging options

Haut Notch peanut chutney is a sugar free sour chutney. It is a healthy choice to pair up with my sandwiches. The taste is unique and is also a good source of protein and fiber. This chutney is perfect for those who are looking for a healthy, sugar free option.

Serving Size: 1 spoon/17g Calories: 22 Fats: 2g Sodium: 47mg

The Spice Hit – Shan Tamarind Chutney 


  • Fragile packaging
  • Has high sodium content

Shan’s tamarind chutney is my mom’s go-to when she’s making her cChana chaat for us.Its unique blend of sour and hot spices is the perfect complement to any desi snacks, whether it is dahi baray, or samosa chaat. Shan tamarind Chutney enhances the taste of any food that everyone always comes back wanting more. Shan’s tamarind chutney is definitely a family favorite!

Serving Size: 1 spoon/15 Calories: 40 Carbs: 1g Sodium: 300mg

The Sweet – Haut Notch Strawberry Chutney


  • Fragile packaging
  • Contains preservatives

Haut Notch strawberry chutney is a rare flavor, indeed. It is sugar free, sweet, and packed with a punch of chilis. It’s no wonder this chutney is such a sought-after condiment. I mean, what other sugar free condiment can you pair up with ice cream? That’s right, none. This chutney is the real deal and I’m so glad I can share it with all of you. Thanks for indulging me in my love for this rare flavor.

Serving Size: 1 spoon/17 Calories: 27 Carbs: 0g Sodium: 9mg

The Sweet Mango Punch – Mitchell’s Mango Chutney 


  • Comes in fragile packaging
  • Limited packaging options
  • Ambiguity in nutritional information

Mitchell’s Mango Chutney is delicious. I love it on chapati with a little bit of ghee. It’s my favorite way to eat it. What sets Mitchell’s apart is the perfect balance of sweet and sour. Most other mango chutneys are either too sweet or too sour, but Mitchell’s hits the spot every time. 

Serving Size:N/A Calories: 27 Carbs: 0.6g Sodium: 1800mg

Things I look for before buying 


A bottle of chutney costs around Rs 160 to Rs 450 for a 400g bottle, depending on the brand I am going in for. If it has a unique flavor, I would not mind paying a little extra.

Packaging Options

I prefer glass bottles over plastic ones.  They are more eco-friendly and can be reused later in different ways.


Are chutneys healthy?

Yes, chutneys are packed with many nutritional benefits. It has good gut bacteria, which helps with digestion, immunity etc.

What is the shelf-life of Chutney?

Once opened, it can be used for upto 2 month if stored properly in the refrigerator.