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Bimbul or Bimbli Chutney

Vanitha Bhat
10 minutes
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3 People
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ABOUT Bimbul or Bimbli Chutney RECIPE

Bimbul Chutney or gojju is a spicy, tangy coconut chutney, flavored with dry red chillies and a sour fruit called bimbli/tree sorrel. It goes well with dosas, idlis, plain rice, pulaos, rotis, breads etc.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Karnataka
  • Accompaniment

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 8 to 10 bimbli or bimbul
  2. ¾ cup of grated coconut
  3. 8 to 10 dry red chillies
  4. 6 to 8 cloves of garlic
  5. Salt to taste
  6. 1 teaspoon coconut oil


  1. Wash and cut the bimbul into chunks. Roast the red chillies in a small pan for a few seconds. Peel and cut the garlic cloves.
  2. In a blender or mixer, add the coconut, red chillies, bimbul, garlic and required salt.
  3. Add some water and make a fine paste.
  4. Transfer to a bowl, dilute it to the consistency you want, stir in a teaspoon of coconut oil.
  5. Serve immediately with rice, chapattis, rotis, as a bread spread or even dosas and idlis etc.

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