Curry leaves chutney without coconut

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Curry leaves chutney is prepared with fresh curry leaves, small onion and garlic. I have already posted curry leaves chutney with coconut and curry leaves garlic chutney. This is another version of curry leaves chutney without coconut and it came out very well.This chutney is a best combo for Idly and dosai.

Curry leaves chutney without coconut


      • 1 cup – Fresh curry leaves (washed thoroughly)
      • 1/4 cup – Garlic (peel skin)
      • 1/4 cup – Small onion / sambar onion (peel skin)
      • 1 or 2 nos – Dry red chillies (as needed)
      • 1 no – Tamarind (blueberry sized)
      • Salt as needed
      • 1 tsp – Oil (for sautéing)


      • 2 tsp – Sesame oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram / Ulunthu
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Curry leaves chutney process

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add sambar onion and garlic, saute until there are slightly golden brown in color. Then add red chillies, tamarind piece, finally add fresh curry leaves, saute until raw smell goes. Allow them to cool.
  2. Transfer sauteed curry leaves mixture into a mixer grinder. Allow them to cool and grind sauteed items along with required salt to a smooth paste (you can add water to grind it).
  3. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasoning. Add ground curry leaves paste and saute for 5 to 7 mins. Switch off the stove and serve hot with idly or dosai.

Curry leaves chutney without coconut


  • While grinding you can add little water or enough water to grind them to a smooth paste.

Curry leaves chutney without coconut


  1. that looks super tempting...wonder how it ground without coconut

  2. Very healthy and lovely curry leaves chutney, thanks a lot shanthi for sharing....

  3. have tried similar one with coriander and mint leaves, but not with curry leaves. good variation dear. plz feel free to do drop by my blog too when you get the time.

  4. That's a damn healthy one !! And lip smacking it must be with idly & dosa :)

  5. Super healthy green chutney, love with dosas.

  6. Hi shanthi, i tried this chutney & posted the recipe in my blog.It came out very well.Thanks for the recipe :)


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