Sep 23, 2011

Coconut Cilantro Chutney (Thengai Kothamalli Chutney)

I love a lot of Cilantro  in my dishes...

Many of us including me usually use this as a garnish...But my mum use this awesome herb to make chutneys and many more..

This is a simple yet flavourful chutney which is perfect to have with idli or dosa...

I think this is can be used as a spread for sandwich..So I hope you all will try this and let me know what you think...

So Here you go for the recipe...

Recipe Source:Rak’s Kitchen


Coconut-1 cup
Coriander leaves- ½ cup
Tamarind paste-1 tsp
Ginger-1 small piece
Green chilli-3 or as per taste
Salt to taste

For Tempering:

Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulunda parupu-1 tsp
Curry leaves -1 spring


Take coconut,tamarind,coriander,salt,ginger and green chilli in a blender..

Add some water and make into a smooth paste..

Tip this in a bowl..

Make tempering by heating oil and crackling.mustard seeds,urad dal,cumin seeds,curry leaves...

Pour this over the chutney and mix well.

Serve with idli or dosa.

Take all your ingrediants
This is your tempering ingrediants
This is your chutney ingrediants
Take it in a blender
add some water and blend well...
Tip this in a bowl
Make tempering by crackling some mustard,cumin,urad dal and curry leaves in oil
Pour that in
Mix well
This is best served with dosa or idli..
My favorite is with idli..What is yours?


  1. yummy chutney..I always love this combo with any indian staple!

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  2. I can have two more idlis or dosas with this yummy chutney..

  3. is my flavourfull and it...

  4. Delicious . Love the colour. Generally I get a darker shade. Why so?
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  5. chutney looks real good....loved it!

  6. chutney looks real gud...loved it!!

  7. I always love this chutney. Your look toooooo delicious.
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  9. Delicious chutney...great with dosas..

  10. Yummy and colorful presentation. Really nice and today i'm going to try your recipe. :)

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  11. Archanaa RajasekkaranNovember 29, 2015 at 7:58 AM

    Hi aarthi, the chutney looks yummy!! I do the same with a slight variation! I roast muzhu ulundhu, puli, green chillies, a small piece of ginger and garlic and coriander in half a spoon of oil before grinding it with coconut!! It turns out awesome and tastes great wit kara kuzhipaniaram!! :-)


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