Kariveppila Thenga Chammanthi / Curry Leaves Coconut Chutney


1 cup grated coconut
6 sprig curry leaves
2 garlic cloves
4-5 dry red chillies
small piece of tamarind
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
3/4-1 tsp whole pepper corns
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
salt to taste
3 tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and pepper and saute for a minute. Remove this from oil and keep it aside.
  2. In the same oil, splutter mustard seeds and urad dal. Remove this from oil and keep it aside.
  3. Then add dried chillies to the pan and fry and keep it aside.
  4. Add grated coconut, tamarind, curry leaves and garlic to the same pan with oil and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together and grind it adding enough salt. Serve it with idlis, dosa or  rice..


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