Curry Leaves Pottukadalai Chutney

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Curry Leaves Pottukadalai Chutney

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


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This quick chutney is made with curry leaves and pottukadalai dhal.


  • Curry Leaves – 1/2 cup

  • Pottu kadalai – 1 tablespoon

  • Green Chillies – 2 to 3 Nos

  • Fresh ginger – a small piece

  • Tamarind – a small gooseberry size

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste

  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Jeeragam (Cumin) – ½ teaspoon

  • Asafoetida Powder – a pinch


  • Grind curry leaves, pottu kadalai, green chillies, ginger, tamarind and salt together to a fine paste.
  • In a small kadai add the oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up add urad dhal, jeeragam (Cumin) and asafoetida powder and fry till the urad dhal turn light brown.
  • Pour this seasoning over the chutney.



  1. GudMrng Mam!
    Today i tried kariveppilai Chutney. Its so… tasty.
    Thank U so much .

  2. Can Coriander leaves be substituted for curry leaves?

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  4. Hi Mam, great follower of your cooking recipes, So need to fry & grind any of the ingredients? Just grind all of the items raw & just temper them?

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