Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  4
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  37 mg
  • Potassium  21 mg
  • Phosphorus  4 mg
  • Calcium  4 mg
  • Fiber  0.1 g

Cilantro Chutney

Cilantro Chutney is a refreshing item for snacks or as a spread for your sandwiches, and was developed by the mother of a DaVita dialysis patient and submitted by a DaVita renal dietitian.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the mother of DaVita dialysis patient Aditya from California and submitted by DaVita dietitian Shawna from California.

Portions: 30     Serving size: 1 tablespoon


  • 2 cups fresh cilantro
  • 1 fresh green chili
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2  garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon whole cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Wash cilantro and green chili.
  2. Roughly chop onion, garlic, cilantro and chili.
  3. Grind in a blender along with salt, cumin and lemon juice.
  4. Serve with idli, on a veggie sandwich or with other snacks.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • none

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Instead of 2 cups of cilantro, use 2/3 cup cilantro and 1/3 cup of mint for a sweet flavor.
    • One bunch of cilantro is approximately 2 cups.
    • Adjust chili for desired heat.
    • Decrease serving size to a teaspoon if used with a snack or 1 tablespoon if used as a sandwich spread.

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Cilantro Chutney

Mammaw13 says:


Really good and easy. Kids loved it too!

Sep. 02, 2014, 11:15 PM - Inappropriate review?

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