onion coriander chutney recipe
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Onion coriander chutney recipe

onion coriander leaves chutney without garlic
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 3 people
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp urad dal split
  • 1 tsp chana dal split
  • 8-9 dry red chillies
  • 1/8 tsp peppercorns
  • 3 medium onions - roughly chopepd
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp tamarind
  • salt to taste


  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp urad dal
  • 1 spring curry leaves


  • heat oil in a pan and crackle urad dal plit, chana dal, red chillies and peppercorns. 
  • when the dal starts turning red, add onions and fry for half a minute
  • close and cook for a minute or two until it is transparent
  • add coriander leaves to this and fry until it shrinks
  • switch off and add tamarind and salt. 
  • take it in a blender and grind to smooth paste
  • for tempering: heat oil, crackle mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. let it turn crispy, add the tempering to chutney