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pirandai chutney

Pirandai chutney

Pirandai chutney is a very healthy chutney and is very good for treating joint pains and stomach related issues.
Course chutneys
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword Pirandai thogayal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Hema Magesh


  • cup pirandai (40g)
  • ½ cup coconut pieces or grated coconut (50g)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 nos red chillies
  • a small marble-sized tamarind piece
  • 2 tbsp water
  • salt as needed
  • 1 tsp oil or ghee

For tempering

  • tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp split urad dal (white)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • few curry leaves


  • Wash the pirandai and remove the leaves from them.
  • Remove the fiber from the edges, and chop it into small pieces. Get the other ingredients ready.
    Pirandai chutney step 2
  • In a tsp of oil, saute the garlic, coconut, tamarind, and red chillies.
    Pirandai chutney step 3
  • Transfer this to a mixer. Next, saute the pirandai pieces in 2 tsps of oil till it gets slightly brown at the edges.
    Pirandai chutney step 4
  • Cool this down and first grind the coconut mix coarsely. Then add the pirandai and grind everything together adding salt as needed.
    Pirandai chutney step 5
  • Collect this in a vessel, temper with the ingredients mentioned under tempering, and serve with hot rice.
    Pirandai chutney step 6