Curry leaves chutney recipe (How to make curry leaves chutney recipe)
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Curry Leaves Chutney Recipe

South Indian style curry leaves chutney - It is made with curry leaves and coconut. Serve with idli, dosa, vada, upma etc.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings (Around 1 cup)
Calories 98kcal
Author Kanan


To Saute:

  • 3 teaspoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 3-4 Green chilies roughly chopped
  • ½ inch Ginger chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • ¼ cup Shallots Shallots or use onion, sliced
  • 1 cup Curry leaves cleaned and loosely packed

To make curry leaves chutney:

  • ½ cup Coconut grated
  • 1 tablespoon Peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • ½ to ¾ cup Water


  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add mustard seeds and let them pop.
  • Then add chopped green chilies, ginger, garlic and onion. Mix and cook till onion becomes soft and light brown in color.
  • Then add curry leaves. Mix and saute for 2-3 minutes only or till they become slight crisp.
  • Let it cool slightly. Take that into the grinder jar.
  • Add grated coconut, peanuts and salt.
  • Squeeze the fresh lemon juice and add water.
  • Grind into smooth chutney.
  • Remove it to a bowl and serve.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.6g | Protein: 1.7g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 1.2g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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