Coconut 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 (or you can use one teaspoon tamarind paste)
  • Asafotida – a small pea size (If you do not have hard one, you can use asafetida powder)
  • Salt – ¾ teaspoon or as per taste
  • Oil – 2 teaspoon
  • Mustard and curry leaves for seasoning


  1. In a kadai put the oil and fry asafetida, 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.
  2. Season it with mustard and curry leaves.
  3. Also See:Tomato Curry Leaves Chutney


  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.

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

  10. 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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