keerai chutney


Harive Soppina Chutney / Amaranthus leaves chutney is a very healthy , simple and tasty chutney that one can make within 15 mins . One can serve with hot rice drizzled with few drops of Ghee / oil / rotti / dosa etc.

If you like this recipe.. some of the other chutney that you could try drumstick leaves chutney , kesuvina ele ( colacasia leaves ) chutney , Palak Chutney , Curry leaves Chutney , Pudina Chutney

About the Recipe :

Harive soppu / Dantina soppu known as Amaranthus leaves in English is a tasty very nutritious variety of green leafy vegetable. It comes in both green and purplish pink color. You can use any or mix of both . It is well known for its health benefits – controls hypertension , diabetic friendly , helps in preventing anemia rich in minerals etc to name a few.

Today we will see how to prepare a healthy and nutritious chutney using these greens .

This chutney is quick and easy to prepare and a nice change from the regular chutneys. If you have some left over amaranthus leaves after preparing sambar , this chutney is best way to empty them.

You could use any other variety of greens too to make this chutney . You can relish this chutney for few days without getting bored..tastes awesome with steamed rice , dosa , idli , chapathi


Clean and roughly chop the harive soppu or amaranthus leaves or any other greens that you have.

To a pan add a tsp of oil . Add tsp of Urad dal , hing and few red chillies . On medium flame , saute them golden and crisp .

Once dal has tuned golden and crisp , add sliced medium sized Onion , 1/2 tsp jeera .Saute 2-3 mins till raw smell of Onion goes .

Add the chopped greens.

Add salt and tamrind. Saute the green for 1- 2 mins . Later cover and cook them for 3-4 mins.

Let the leaves wilt and cook soft. Allow to cool.

To a mixer jar add 1/2 cup coconut , sauteed greens mix. Add little water and grind .

Take care not to make super fine paste. A little bit texture of leaves is good.

This is how the chutney will looks once ground.

Now let’s prepare a tempering . To a pan add coconut oil or any oil you like . Splutte mustard . Later add few flakes of crushed garlic and curry leaves . Let garlic get golden.

Now add grounded chutney to this . Saute 2-3 mins.

Serve amaranthus leaves chutney with hot rice . Drizzle little coconut oil or ghee while mixing. Will enhance the taste.

Stays good in fridge for a week easily. Serve with rice roti dosa etc

keerai chutney

Amaranthus greens Chutney / Harive soppina chutney

Smitha Kalluraya
Very healthy , simple and tasty chutney made with Amaranthus leaves .
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course condiments
Cuisine karnataka
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cup Amaranthus greens / Harive soppu
  • 1 medium size Onion
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • amla size Tamarind
  • tsp Jaggery
  • Salt to taste


  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil / Oil
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera
  • pinch of Hing
  • 4-5 nos Red chilli


  • 3-4 tsp Coconut Oil / any oil
  • Tsp Mustard
  • 3-4 flakes Garlic , crushed
  • few Curry leaves


  • Wash and roughly chop Amaranthus leaves .
  • To a pan add tsp of oil . Add urad dal, hing and red chilli. Saute all the ingredients till golden and crisp.
  • Later add jeera , onion , salt and tamarind. Saute 2-3 mins till raw smell of Onion goes
  • Add greens . Sauté a min , cover and cook 3-4 mins.
  • Let the leaves wilt . Allow to cool .
  • To a mixer add coconut , sauted Greens onion . Grind by adding little water . You needn't make a super fine paste , little texture in the chutney is good.
  • Prepare tempering . In a pan heat oil .Add mustard and crushed garlic.Once garlic turns golden brown , add curry leaves , ground chutney and jaggery.
    Saute 2-3 mins .
  • Serve with rice, idli or dosa
Keyword amaranthus chutney, dantina soppina chutney, greens chutney, harive soppina chutney, KARIBEVU SOPPINA CHUTNEY, keerai chutney

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