Ulutham paruppu chutney

Written by: 7aum Suvai

Ulutham paruppu / urad dhal chutney is prepared with ulutham paruppu / whole black gram, onion, tomato, green chillies. It tastes good with idly, dosai and also with white rice.

Ulutham paruppu chutney


      • 2 tbsp – Whole black gram without skin / ulutham paruppu / urad dhal
      • 8nos – Sambar onion / small onion
      • 1no - Tomato
      • 2 nos - Green chillies
      • 3 tbsp - Coconut grated
      • 1 small piece – Tamarind
      • Salt as needed


      • 1 tbsp – Sesame oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1/4 tsp -  Split black gram / ulunthu
      • 4 or 5 nos - Curry leaves
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Ulutham paruppu chutney process

Preparation method:

  1. Dry roast ulutham paruppu till its slightly golden brown and keep aside. Let it cool.
  2. Heat 1 tsp of oil in the same pan, saute sambar onions for few seconds and followed by tomato and green chillies, saute for two minutes. Remove from stove and let it cool.
  3. Now grind fried ulutham paruppu, onion tomato mixture along with coconut, tamarind and salt into a coarse paste.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given for seasoning. Pour this seasonings over the chutney. The tasty ulutham paruppu chutney is ready and serve hot with hot idly or dosai.

Ulutham paruppu chutney


  • You can always replace whole black gram with split black gram.
  • You can omit the coconut if you want this chutney to stay fresh for long time.

Ulutham paruppu chutney


  1. Delicious chutney.. Perfect side dish for idly.. Love the clicks..

  2. Spicy n delicious chutney, love to hv with hot dosa right now :-)

  3. chutney looks so yummy and perfect for idli dosa

  4. Loved your post and the very clean crisp presentation with the step-by-step pictures.

  5. perfect with dosa.. love it..

  6. Hi
    First time here. I have become fan of your blog. Bookmarked it and going to try surely at least one dish every week.Happy to follow you.

  7. Fingerlicking chutney,excellent side dish hot steaming rice.

  8. Nice chutney.Perfect with idli and dosa

  9. can we send coconut chutney in our kids lunch box .will it get spoilt as its summers time

    1. hi Amna, if you are in India then i would say no..but my MIL uses little tamarind while grinding,that will help coconut chutney to stay longer and it also tastes good.I hope this will help you..


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