May 3, 2018

Tender Tamarind Leaves & Walnut Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 89 / #100chutneys

Here comes another interesting chutney using Chinta chiguru which is also known as Tender tamarind leaves in English. The tangy taste from the leaves and nutty taste from the walnuts compliments each other to give a delicious and creamy chutney to serve with Idly or Dosa. Adjust the quantity of chilli according to taste bud.

Ingredients :

2 Tsp Oil 
1/2 Tsp Cumin seeds
1 Cup Tender Tamarind leaves
4 - 5 Walnuts
2 - 3 Green chillies
Salt to taste

For Tadka :

1 Tsp Oil
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Urad dal
A pinch of Hing powder

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds followed by green chillies, walnuts and tamarind leaves.

Saute it for a minute and remove from the flame.

Cool and grind into a fine paste by adding salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal along with hing powder.

Fry and add it to the prepared chutney.

Serving Options :

Serve it with Idly or Dosa.


  1. Yet another unique combo.. Love ur chutneys !

  2. Wow,wish i get tender tamarind leaves here..Fantastic and very unique chutney sis.Need some dosas to enjoy with this tremendous chutney.

  3. Chutney looks yummy. Love the addition of walnuts. So healthy.

  4. Wow chutney with tamarind leaves and walnut. Never tasted. An unique and delicious chutney. Looks super yummy. Lovely share 😊

  5. Never heard of this combination..a different and a unique recipe... bookmarking it

  6. Tamarind leaves I had enjoyed too much as a child, but never thought of making a chutney out of it, lovely combination of walnuts and tamarind leaves I am sure it would taste yum.

  7. I have never seen tamarind leaves here... sounds really interesting...

  8. Another amazing chutney, I love this interesting combo walnut with tamarind leaves. Beautiful share.

  9. Just the name tender tamarind leaves has brought back childhood memories. My siblings, my cousins and I would pluck these from the trees and eat them. A chutney with the leaves and walnuts... unique.

  10. Amazing flavours dancing in this chutney, never thought of using imli leaves in a chutney, but I can feel the taste of it.

  11. I never knew tamarind leaves could be used in such a delicious way too! I love the rich flavours, especially with that tarka poured over.

  12. Tamarind leaves and walnut in chuney must be flavorful, nutty and healthy. I love all your chutnies.

  13. Never heard about this combo. So different and inviting share. Thank you so much!

  14. Using of tamarind leaves with walnuts is unique combo. It looks tasty. Nice chutney varieties you have.