Coconut Curry Leaves Chutney

Coconut curry leaves chutney is a popular South Indian condiment made with fresh coconut, curry leaves, and spices. It is typically served with idlis, dosas, and other South Indian breakfast dishes. The chutney is easy to make and can be prepared in just a few minutes using a blender or food processor. It has a rich and creamy texture and a spicy, tangy flavor that complements the mildness of the breakfast dishes it accompanies. Coconut curry leaves chutney is also a healthy condiment as it contains many beneficial nutrients and antioxidants.

An alternate version of this chutney is Tomato Curry Leaves chutney and Curry Leaves Pottukadalai Chutney

Coconut Curry Leaves Chutney

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: ChutneyCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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Explore the flavors of South India with these delicious chutney recipes! Made with coconut and curry leaves, these chutneys are a must-try. An alternate version of this chutney is Tomato Curry Leaves chutney.


  • Coconut gratings – 1 cup

  • Curry leaves – 2 to 3 strings

  • Red chilli – 4 to 5 Nos

  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 tablespoon

  • Tamarind – a small gooseberry size

  • Asafoetida – a small pea size

  • Salt – ¾ teaspoon or as per taste

  • Oil – 2 teaspoon

  • Mustard Seeds – 1 teaspoon

  • curry leaves


  • In a kadai put the oil and fry asafoetida, dhals and red chillies.
  • Add tamarind and fry for a while.
  • Then add curry leaves and keep the stove to minimum. Fry the curry leaves for few seconds.
  • Add coconut and switch off the stove. Cool it.
  • Add salt and grind to a paste.
  • Season it with mustard and curry leaves.

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  1. This chutney is an all time favourite. Looks yummy.

  2. that is an interesting recipe. i suppose the taste wil be similar to paruppu chutney where we roast urd dal and tuvar dal..and grind with coconut and puzhi

    Im glad to see your post in taste of more of us can benefit from your site..


  3. great chutney…

  4. Chutney looks perfect. It is a great dip for dosa and idly.

  5. Hi all,

    Thank you all for visiting my site and posting your comments.

    Anu – Yes. It tastes like dhal chutney but with the goodness of curry leaves.

  6. Never made this before. Would love to try.

  7. Hi Hima,

    Thank you for visiting my site. Try this chutney and post your comments.

  8. I tried this chutney,it was a super match for Idly and Dosai!!

  9. Hi,

    Never tried chutney in this style… Looks interesting; will surely try this tomorrow.

    All other receipe’s are v good… Thanks for sharing it 🙂

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