Malliyila Chammanthi

Chutney made with coriander leaves and coconut


  • 1 bunch Coriander leaves/Cilantro
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon Channa dal
  • 1 Small tomato
  • 1 Shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tamarind pulp
  • 2 handful Grated Coconut
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, urad dal and channa dal. Saute until it changes color.
  2. Add red chillies, garlic, tomato and onion. Saute for few minutes.
  3. Add coriander leaves, tamarind pulp, salt and coconut. Saute well.
  4. Cool this mixture and grind with a little water to a fine paste.
  5. Pour this seasoning over the chutney made from hot oil and fried mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  6. Serve Malliyila chutney with idli/dosa.

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