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Gongura Chutney Recipe, Andhra style

Gongura Chutney is a delicious and yummy chutney that serves well with plain rice.
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Keyword gongura chutney
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 121kcal
Author Fareeha


  • 2 bunches of gongura leaves
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 2 onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tomato finely chopped
  • 5-6 green chili slit in middle
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

For Tadka

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 red chili whole
  • a sprig of curry leaf


Cooking Gongura Chutney

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the onion till translucent.
  • Add garlic and green chilis and fry till the garlic browns.
  • Now add the turmeric powder and tomato and cook till the tomato is tender.
  • Add in the gongura leaves and a cup of water and cook till the gongura leaves are tender and change the color.
  • Mix in the salt and mash it with a wooden dal masher or put in a blender and blend coarsely.

Preparing Tadka

  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds till they splutter.
  • Add in the garlic, red chili and curry leaves. Cook till garlic is browned. Your tadka is ready

Making Gongura Chutney

  • Pour this tempering over the blended gongura and your gongura chutney recipe is ready to serve.


Choose bright green gongura leaves for best taste and flovor. You can add in the stems if you would like more sourness to it. 
You can store this chutney for a couple of days in the refrigerator.