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curry leaves chutney



Curry Leaves Chutney is a delicious, spicy, and tangy chutney prepared with fresh curry leaves, green chillies, and a few other ingredients. Originating from South India, this chutney is an essential accompaniment with South Indian meals such as idli and dosa. It is also a great way to incorporate the health benefits of curry leaves into your diet, as they are rich in iron, calcium, and antioxidants.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with curry leaves chutney

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fresh curry leaves

1 cup

green chillies


urad dal (white lentils)

1 tablespoon

chana dal (split chickpeas)

1 tablespoon


1 small piece

mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon

dried red chillies


asafoetida (hing)

1/2 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add urad dal, chana dal, green chillies, and curry leaves. Saute until the dals turn golden brown.

Step 2:

Allow the mixture to cool down and then transfer it to a grinder. Add tamarind, salt and little water. Grind it to a smooth paste.

Step 3:

In the same pan, add some oil and add mustard seeds, dried red chillies and asafoetida. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add this tempering to the chutney.

Step 4:

Curry Leaves Chutney is ready to be served with idli, dosa or rice.

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