Banana Blossom Coconut Chutney | Vazhakoombu Chamanthi

Banana Blossom Coconut Chutney | Vazhakoombu Chamanthi

Coconut chutneys are another one of my all-time favorite foods. So here is a great way to up the nutrition and flavor of your coconut chutney while doing your small part to reduce food wastage. Let’s put those beautiful, nutritious purple leaves from the outer layers of the blossom to good use instead of discarding them.

Banana blossom chutney

Banana Blossom Coconut Chutney | Vazhakoombu Chamanthi

Mouth-watering hot and tangy chutney made with banana blossom and coconut.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • Blender


  • 4-5 purple leaves from a banana blossom
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 inch ginger
  • 5 shallots
  • 2 dried whole red chili
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder; cayenne adjust according to your heat level


  • Cut purple leaves into large pieces.
    Banana blossom
  • Add leaves to a pan with water, turmeric, and salt
    Banana blossom
  • Boil for about 5 mins and cool.
  • Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend well.
    Banana blossom chutney
  • Enjoy with hot rice or idlis!
    Banana blossom chutney
Keyword Glutenfree, Superfood, Vegan

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