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Vengayam Thakkali Kothamalli Chutney in a bowl
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Vengayam Thakkali Kothamalli Chutney

A good chutney is a must when we have idli or dosai for dinner. This Vengayam Thakkali Kothamalli chutney is the best choice to make with wonderful flavor and ease.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamil Nadu
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 112kcal


  • Blender


  • 2 medium Onion Coarsely chopped
  • 3 Tomatoes Chopped
  • 1 cup Cilantro Leaf and stem
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • 2 tbsp. Ullutham Paruppu / Urad dal
  • 3 Red chilies Adjust based on the spice level
  • to taste Salt


  • Heat the oil in a pan and then add the mustard seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add the red chilies and urad dal and fry until golden brown.
  • Now add the chopped onions and saute until translucent. Add the chopped tomatoes and cilantro and fry until the tomatoes become soft. Add the salt and mix well.
  • Turn off the flame and let the mixture cool down to room temperature. Now grind it into a smooth chutney adding very little water if needed.
  • I served the Vengayam Thakkali Kothamalli Chutney with Dosai!


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg