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Moringa, Curry Leaf, and Coconut Chutney | Easy Moringa Recipe

Moringa leaves have 7 times more Vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than bananas. It is packed with antioxidants to protect our body cells from damage. Apart from the beautiful aroma, the curry leaves also have a lot of health benefits. Curry leaves are good for diabetes, eyesight, reduce stress, and are excellent for weight loss. Coconut offers health benefits like improved heart health, weight loss, and digestion. What if I tell you that I have a recipe that includes all three of them?

Ingredients for making Moringa, Curry Leaf, and Coconut Chutney

  • 20-30 Moringa Leaves 2 table spoon of Moringa Powder
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Fresh Coconut 
  • 1 Green Chilly
  • One teaspoon mustard seeds
  • One teaspoon coconut oil or mustard oil
  • Half small onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 10 grams of ginger
  • 1 Table Spoon Roasted Chana Dal
  • Juice of one Lemon or Pulp of half-raw mango
  • Salt to taste
  • Jaggery as per taste

Directions for making Moringa, Curry Leaf, and Coconut Chutney

  1. Blend the coconuts bits or grated Coconut, onion, ginger, garlic, washed moringa leaves, half curry leaves, roasted chana dal, salt, jaggery, and lemon juice.
  2. Prepare the tempering by heating a pan with some coconut or mustard oil, add mustard seeds and wait for them to crackle. Add the rest of the curry leaves and turn off the heat.
  3. Add this tempering to the blended ingredients from point 1. Blend again or leave it as it is.
  4. Taste for a balance between sourness, sweetness, Spice, and Saltiness. Add as per your liking.
  5. Serve this chutney with Idly, Dosa, Uthappam, Parathas, or even nicely toasted whole wheat bread.

Here’s a Tip: If you struggle to extract the fresh Coconut. Break open the Coconut and leave it in the freezer overnight with its shell. The following day, soak the frozen shells with Coconut in them in Luke warm water. You will be able to extract the Coconut out in big chunks very easily. 

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Chetna Bhalla

Chetna Bhalla, founder of GetMyHarvest.com. She believes that by sharing knowledge and ideas, one can make this world a better place. Chetna is also a founder at MyTechMantra.com, a favorite website in the Tech world. She believes that it is the need of the times to connect with nature. She is very passionate about the idea of living close to nature. Chetna co-founded this website along with her husband Ashish and son Vihaan during the COVID-19 Pandemic to inculcate a love for life and to provide ideas to engage kids productively. She wants to create a brigade of green ambassadors who are future-ready and understand the importance of cooking from fresh produce. Please connect with her via comments on the website.

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