Spinach Chutney / Palak Chutney


1 small bunch spinach, chopped
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 green chillies, chopped
2 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadala
small piece ginger
small piece tamarind
salt to taste
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 sprig curry leaves
2 tsp oil


  1. In a non stick pan add spinach leaves and saute for a minute without adding any water. Switch off the flame and allow to cool.
  2. Transfer this to a blender and make a puree. Then add grated coconut, roasted gram, green chillies, ginger, tamarind and salt to this and grind to a paste adding little water.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves and switch off the flame.
  4. Add this tempering to the chutney and mix well. Adjust the salt.
  5. Serve with dosa / idli….

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