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Thursday, July 26, 2012


When I wanted to post Karuveppilai Podi, I came to know that even karuveppilai chutney also can be made. So tried making it last week with idli and it was really good. I love this chuntey for its health benefits of curry leavesNerd. Its easy like making coconut chutney … SO make this often for your family as its very good for your health.

Curry leaves chutney recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Breakfast- sides
Prep Time: 15 mins    |  Cook time: 10 mins    Serves: 4


Coconut, scrapped - 1/2 cup

Urad dal - 1 tblsp

Curry leaves - 2 sprigs

Green chillies (or red) - 6

Tamarind - 1/8 tsp

Turmeric - 1/8 tsp

Salt and water - As needed

To temper

Oil - 2 tsp

Mustard - 3/4 tsp


  1. Roast urad dal in 1/2 tsp until golden brown. Add curry leaves, fry green chillies and asafoetida after urad dal gets roasted. Grind urad dal, turmeric, asafoetida, coconut, tamarind along with salt and water until smooth.
  2. 1-karuveppilai-chutney


  • Adding turmeric gives a cool green colour. I use milk while grinding if the coconut is not fresh, that also adds for getting this cool green. Try this for any green chutney.
  • You can replace urad dal with channa dal and green chilli with red chilli too...

Season with mustard and mix well. Serve with Idli/ dosa or upma.


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  1. I always add a sprig of curry leaves in my regular coconut chutney.This one looks great,I am sure it would have tasted great with idli!

  2. If am not wrong, guess u missed out "Curry Leaf" in Ingredients part... BTW, its the best healthy chutney... Just a small tip, can also add Bengal Gram to avoid adding much coconut, which also gives thickness. :)

  3. looks like u missed out curry leaves in ingredients list..I too make this chutney and I love the flavor of it..we also make pacchadi wid curry leaves for rice which is also very delicious

  4. Hi Rak,
    I love your recipes. Tried a few and things came out great. Can u also post how much salt u used when blogging about your recipes. It would help me out a lot. I am having trouble getting the right amount .
    Thank you!

  5. hey never tasted this before nice one thansk Raks!

  6. Never made this :-( but now I can refer your post when "I make it next time

  7. Sure Ramya, will try to do that soon :)

  8. Nice chutney recipe...looks yummy with idli..nice clicks.

  9. thats a good one..super delicious

  10. Normally I do without coconut! this looks yummy must try soon


  11. Fabulous chutney!!!! super yummy...will make it tomorrow!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  12. Simple and fantastic chutney. Beautiful presentation

  13. I make regular chutney with curry leaves always since it adds in fibre...love the beautiful clciks and the idlis looks super soft...

  14. Looks yum. Bookmarked. I like to get in curry leaves in my family too. By strange coincidence I have posted the same chutney only mine is dry.

  15. Nice post. I make with red chillies.. will try this version. :)

  16. Nice healthy chutney... Flavorful too

  17. Beautiful colour and photos! I love curry leaves and add it in almost all the curries I make. This chutney must be heavenly.

  18. Tasty chutney,love the color.

  19. Delicious chutney, nice clicks too.

  20. Love karuveppilai in any form...chutney looks refreshingly yummy!

  21. i make it similar although a bit thicker. been ages since i last made it though!

  22. Delicious chutney,perfect combo with idly...

  23. Looks delicious...will try it next time when I make Idli...:)

  24. I usually make thogayal with curry leaves but chutney sounds delicious!
    I made your curry leaves powder, came out very tasty! Love your clicks!!

  25. wow finger licking chutney recipe.

  26. My favorite chutney. I never made this in recent times. Finding curry leaves is like winning a lottery for me !!!

  27. excellent...lipsmacking presentation
    Tasty Appetite

  28. I add curry leaves with my regular coconut chutney and grind with yogurt if the coconut is a bit older.
    Your chutney is very nicely paired with soft idlis, a very good variation to the routine chutney.

  29. This was such a great hit at home. Your recipes fit the taste buds of our family to the T. I dont have to google to read a few and decide before I making anything. Thank you!

  30. I tried this its really really yummy :) n healthy too!!!

  31. Thank you Priya for the nice words and Madhavi for trying out :)

  32. This was really yummy, thanks

  33. I make this chutney often. Thanks for sharing the recipe :-)


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