Break the red chilies. Deseed them if required.
Soak the red chilies in hot water for about 30 mins. The water just needs to cover them.
Peel and roughly chop the garlic.
Drain the red chilies.
Adding very little water grind both the red chilies and garlic in a chutney grinder or blender till smooth. The consistency of the chutney should be more towards thicker side or of medium consistency.
Pour the red chutney in a small jar or bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
When preparing chaat snacks, just add a small amount of red chili chutney while topping the chaat with other chutneys.