Fresh Coriander Chutney

Recipe -- Fresh Coriander Chutney

This Coriander Chutney is refreshing and full of flavour. Coconut & yoghurt have cooling properties, so if you plan on serving a spicy curry this chutney will complement it perfectly. As well as being pleasing to the palette, this tasty chutney is full of great health benefits. Coriander supplies a rich source of dietary fiber and nutrients, such as iron, magnesium, and potassium as well as antioxidants and is also known to lower cholesterol.

Fresh Coriander Chutney


  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh coconut or 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup trimmed fresh coriander, slightly packed
  • 1 green chili seeded and chopped
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp sugar or honey
  • 1 tsp salt


Combine the cumin seeds, sesame seeds and coconut or nuts in a frying pan. Place over low heat and dry roast until the nuts and coconut darken a few shades.

Combine the coconut mixture and the remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth The texture should be like runny apple sauce (you can add more water if needed). Transfer to a serving bowl.

If covered it can keep in the fridge for up to 2 days.