Feb 9, 2016

Tomato Curry Leaves Chutney Recipe - Thakkali Karuveppilai Chutney Recipe

This is my go to chutney recipe, i make a big batch of this and keep it in fridge and use it through out the week. lil one loves it so much, this chutney taste amazing with idli, dosa..Even have it with roti or chapati..It taste wonderful..This is very easy to make..Also use good amount of oil in the chutney which preserves it  for a long time..

The combination of tomatoes and curry leaves in this is perfect and taste wonderful. The chutney has a nice flavour of curry leaves and coriander leaves in them.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves: 4 to 6


Tomatoes - 3 large chopped
Oil - 1 tblspn (use gingelly oil)
Sesame Seeds - 2 tblspn
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Green Chillies - 3 to 4
Curry leaves around 1 cup
Coriander leaves a big handful
Salt to taste
Sugar - 2 tsp

For Seasoning:
Oil - 2 tblspn (use gingelly oil)
Mustard Seeds/ Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp


Heat oil in a pan, add in sesame seeds and fry for a min. Add in coconut and toss well.

Add in green chillies, curry leaves and coriander leaves and mix well. Take this in a blender and pulse for few times.

Now in the same pan add in tomatoes, salt and sugar and mix well. Cover and cook this for 10 mins.

Now cool this and take it in the blender and puree till smooth.

Heat oil in the same pan, add in mustard and urad dal and mix well.

Now add in chutney and mix well.


Take all your ingredients

Heat little oil in a pan, add in sesame seeds

add coconut

mix well..

add in green chilli, curry leaves and coriander leaves

saute for few mins

take this in a blender

pulse few times
in the same pan, add in tomatoes

add in salt and sugar

mix well

cover and cook for few mins

now the tomatoes are done

take it in the blender

puree till smooth

now heat some more oil in a pan

add in mustard and urad dal

let them sizzle

add chutney in

mix well



  1. Can we use black sesame instead if white?

  2. Hi Aarthi,
    This looks so yummy.can we replace white sesame with black ones?

  3. Hi Aarthi,
    It looks yummy. Can't wait to try it.

  4. Hi Aarthi,
    Tried this yesterday. It was so good. Even shared the recipe with my friend. Thank you for sharing with us. Keep up the good work. Love your blog.

  5. Hi Arthi
    I tried your recipe today (I skipped to add sugar)
    It turned out delicious, thank u

  6. I tried this chutany..n my husband liked it thanks a lot !!

  7. Arathi I am a big fan of your blog and often try out your recipes! its just you adding sugar to all the recipes that I dont agree with! Is it a mandatory one? I never add though


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