spring onion chutney

Bought some Spring Onion to garnish Indo Chinese and wondering how to use the remaining  before they get spoiled ? Here is an easy peasy Spring Onion Chutney which is amazingly flavorful and quick to make chutney that goes well with Idli , Dosa , rice etc ..The spring onion chutney recipe is simple , needs very basic ingredient and the end result is so appealing with a bursting fresh green color .

spring onion chutney

Spring onions is called as Eerrulli Kaavu in Kannada . Mainly people use it to for garnishing salads , noodles , soup , manchurian , fried rice etc but there are so many other wonderful recipes out of it . Though now a days its available through out the year .. during winter we get little thicker versions of them that goes well to make stir fry , curry , gojju etc . We can’t store spring onions for many days as they start wilting in a 2-3 days so i try to finish them off soon before spoil . I have shared a spring onion pakoda recipe , Spring Onion Gojju ,here before over the time will share few more . Today let’s see how to make spring onion chutney recipe with step by step recipe . It has the freshness of spring onion and kick from the seasonings . Hot rice , this spring onion chutney plus little ghee .. oh yumm … Do give a try and i am sure you will like it … here you go …

You can check other vegetable chutnies like Pumpkin Chutney , Capsicum Chutney , Cluster beans chutney etc

spring onion chutney


Smitha Kalluraya
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian


  • 1.5 cup Spring Onions / Eerulli kaavu
  • 2 tbsp Black Gram /split Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp Bengal Gram /split Chana Dal
  • 4-5 nos Green chilies
  • a big pinch Asafoetida/ hing
  • 1/2 cup coconut grated
  • amla size Tamarind
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tsp any oil / Coconut oil

To Temper ( Optional )

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • few Curry Leaves


  • Chop the spring onions.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. When the oil is hot, add urad dal, chana dal and hing .Fry on a medium heat, till dal turns golden.
  • Throw in chopped spring onions and green chillies . Saute till spring onion shrinks a bit
  • Finally add grated coconut and saute for 1- 2 mins and switch off . Allow to cool .
  • Transfer the fried ingredients along with salt and tamarind to a mixer jar .. grind to a smooth paste adding little water .
  • Transfer the spring onion chutney to a serving bowl . If you want .. prepare a tempering using the ingredients mentioned above . Pour it over the chutney .
  • Enjoy spring onion chutney with dosa , idli , rice , chapathi etc
    spring onion chutney recipe


  • If you don't like hing , you can flavor the chutney with little garlic/ ginger  . Add few pieces of it while roasting masala. Fry well and grind. But i would prefer roasting with hing ...
  • I use coconut oil for this .
  • If you want you can add 1 raw green tomato too while frying .

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  • Reply
    Rita DSouza
    November 8, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Delicious recipes!

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