July 8, 2013

Curry Leaves and Coconut Chutney Recipe

Curry Leaves and Coconut Chutney Recipe:
Preparation & Cooking Time : 15 mins   
Serves: 4 persons


Fresh Coconut: 1/4 cup
Curry Leaves: 1/2 cup, tightly packed
Chana Dal: 1/2 tbsp
Urad Dal: 1/2 tbsp
Green Chillies: 3
Dried Red Chilli : 1
Tamarind: 1 inch piece
Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tsp
Oil: 2 tsp
A big pinch of hing
Salt to taste


1. Heat a 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan. Add the chana dal and urad and fry them until golden brown color. Remove and keep it aside. 

2. Add the slit green chillies to the same pan and fry for a minutes. Take them out of the pan and set aside.  

3. In the same pan, add the curry leaves and fry until little crisp. Switch off the flame and allow them to cool. 

4. Grind the roasted dals, curry leaves, coconut, tamarind, required salt and green chillies to a paste by adding little water. 

5. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. 

6. Then add the broken red chilli and hing and fry for a couple of seconds. Pour this over the chutney and mix well. 

7. Serve with idli, pongal or dosa.

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  1. love your clicks hari.. and also the lighting..

  2. What a tasty way to incorporate the goodness of curry leaves in a chutney. Looks lovely too.

  3. The chutney looks flavorful. The curry leaf flavor is my fav. It adds in a totally different taste to the dish.

  4. cant wait to dunk a dosa and savor this chutney !

  5. Delicious clicks of the chutney.

  6. healthy way include curry leaves in chutney

  7. Very flavorful chutney, tastes great with some idlis..

  8. A flavored & tasty chutney :) Perfect with idlis :)

  9. wow...healthy n yummy chutney....


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