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Kothamalli chutney
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Kothamalli chutney recipe

Easy chutney recipe using corianderander leaves, pairs well with Idli, Dosa
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chutney recipes, Side dish for Idli dosa
Servings: 3
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 4 red chili
  • 3 small onion optional
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 3 tbsp coconut
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • Salt as needed


  • In a pan add 3 tsp oil and add the urad dal and red chili.
  • Saute till the dal turns golden.
  • If adding onions add along with the chili.
  • You can add garlic instead of onions.
  • Once the dal changes color add the coriander leaves.
  • Saute for a minute and switch off the flame.
  • Once it is cool, add coconut and salt to this and grind this by adding water.
  • Grind this little coarsely for a nice texture.
  • Adjust water to bring the chutney to a desired consistency.
  • Transfer to a bowl.
  • Temper mustard seeds in 1 tsp oil and add this to the chutney.
  • Coriander chutney is ready.


1. You can add tomato or Garlic while sauting the dal.
2. Even chana dal can be replaced in the place of urad dal.
3. Red chili can be replaced with green chili for making kothamalli chutney.