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mulaku chammanthi

red chilli chutney kerala style for idli/dosa/paniyaram and fried snacks
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: chutney recipes, side dish for dosa, side dish for idli, south indian chutney
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 10-12 no red chillies
  • 8-10 no kashmiri red chillies
  • 1/2 cup small onions - sliced
  • salt to taste


  • soak the chillies in hot water for 15-20 minutes
  • after 15 minutes, take out the chillies in a blender and grind them to a super fine paste.
  • take the water used for soaking to grind the chllies to a paste.
  • when the red chillies are ground to a paste, add sliced small onions and grind again only a little. not finely
  • transfer to a serving bowl and add salt to taste.
  • mix well and add coconut oil. mix once and serve fresh.