Shallots Chutney

Ulli Chammanthi/Kunjulli Chammanthi- A very spicy and tasty chutney made of easily available shallots and dry chillies, Adding coconut oil gives a unique flavor to this dish. This combination goes well with Idly and Dosa. Also  with kappa (cooked Tapioca or Cassava) or Kanji (Cooked rice). This finger licking Chammanthi is every keralites favourite.  This is very easy to prepare so every working moms and bachelors can try out this tasty Chammanthi. You will really love this.

Ulli Chammanthi/ Chuttaracha Mulagu Chammanthi:

Time : 5 to 10 Mins


Shallots – 20
Dry red chillies – 5
Tamarind – a small piece
Curry leaves – few
Salt – to taste
Coconut Oil – 2 tsp


Step 1:

In a pan, heat 1 teaspoon of oil and saute the dry red chillies along with curry leaves till the chillies turns dark brown (Don’t burn the chillies) and keep it aside.

Step 2:

Add shallots to the pan. Saute it well till it becomes golden brown.

Step 3:

Grind the chillies, curry leaves, salt and roasted shallots along with tamarind to a paste form. Do not add any water while grinding.

Step 4:

Transfer it to a bowl and add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil.

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