Sambarballi Chutney | Doddapatre Chutney

Sambarballi Chutney | Doddapatre Chutney

Sambarballi Chutney | Doddapatre Chutney Recipe

Hello Foodies,
Sambarballi also known Doddapatre ( Karpooravalli / Ajwain Leaf / Indian Borage ) is popular for its medicinal value. The Sambarballi leaves are helpful in improving the health of your skin, in detoxifying your body,in easing the pain of arthritis, relieving stress and anxiety. They are also helpful to defend against colds and aid digestion.I have a separate post mentioning the benefits of these leaves. Check it out here → Sambarballi Health benefits

Doddapatre health benefits

The aroma these leaves spread around is pretty awesome. You can make a variety of dishes using this lovely herb like Doddapatre thambuli, bajji and even rasam. Today let us see how to make a lip smacking chutney using these leaves.This chutney is easy to put together with just a few ingredients and tastes heavenly. Serve it with steamed rice, dosas, rottis or chapatis and Enjoy!

Sambarballi Chutney | Doddapatre Chutney Recipe

September 12, 2018
: 4
: 5 min
: 5 min

a healthy , delicious chutney made using sambarballi leaves


  • 5-6 big sized sambarballi leaves (around 10 small sized leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 2 green chilies
  • a small piece tamarind
  • 1 small piece ginger (1/4 inch)
  • salt to taste
  • To temper
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • Step 1 Heat ghee in a pan on low to medium flame. Add the sambarballi leaves and saute for a few seconds till the leaves wilt. Remove the leaves to a plate.
  • Step 2 Fry the green chillies in the remaining ghee for a few seconds and switch off the flame.
  • Step 3 Blend the wilted leaves and green chillies with coconut, ginger, tamarind , salt and a few tablespoons of water to a smooth paste.
  • Step 4 Transfer to a bowl.
  • Step 5 To temper: Heat the oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once they start popping add curry leaves. Once the curry leaves turn crisp, switch off the flame.
  • Step 6 Add the tempering to the chutney and mix well. Healthy and Tasty Sambarballi chutney is ready to be served.


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