A bunch of home grown fresh coriander converted into a tantalisisng hot and sour chutney, goes perfectly well with hot steaming Idlis.


  • Oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Onions (finely sliced)- 2 small sized
  • Green chilly- 2-3 ( as per taste)
  • Dry red chilly – 1-2 ( as per taste)
  • Fresh Coriander- one medium sized bunch
  • Fresh Coconut (grated) – ½   cup
  • *Garlic – 3-4 cloves
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Tamarind- 1 tablespoon


  • In a pan, heat oil and fry finely sliced onions till they are light brown.
  • Add green chillies, red chilly and fry.
  • Stir in roughly chopped coriander leaves and salt .
  • Add tamarind and close the lid for few minutes.
  • Switch off the flame, allow the ingredients to cool and then transfer them into a small mixer jar.
  • Adding little water at a time grind them into a coarse paste.
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Hi , I’am Neelima and welcome to my space!! I’am a full time practicing dentist. Cooking had always been my passion, and baking which had started as a fascination is now crossing over to be an obsession.

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  1. mamta says:

    Neeli, so you have taken over yummy chutneys!! Thanks for posting such awesome recipes.

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