Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is a commonly prepared accompaniment in every South Indian household.

IMG_7882It can be served with idli, dosa, uthappam, pongal, kichadi, vadai or bajji.

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You can check the restaurant style coconut chutney recipe as below:

Time Taken : 3 min

Ingredients:

  • Coconut pieces – 9 Nos. (each 1 inch)
  • Green chillies – 2 Nos.
  • Roasted Bengal gram (pottu kadalai) – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp

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Directions:

  • Scrape the brown skin off from coconut pieces using peeler (or use grated coconut).
  • In a mixer-grinder jar add green chillies, coconut, roasted grams and salt.
  • Grind them without adding water for 15 sec.
  • Add 25 ml water and grind for a minute to make a smooth paste.
  • Transfer to a bowl and serve with tempering.

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Variations:

  • You can prepare coconut chutney with red chillies and roasted gram as optional; if you are serving spicy coconut chutney (with red chillies) then it is not required to make sambar for pongal, kichadi, etc.

Please note:

  • If you want chutney to be more spicier, add more chillies along with little tamarind or a tbsp of curd.
  • You can add ginger to make it refreshing & pungent.
  • You can also add few shallots (5 Nos.) and/or garlic (3 pods), it goes well with gothumai dosai, ragi dosai, etc.
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6 Comments Add yours

  1. Christy B says:

    Sounds wonderful! Coconut is so exotic tasting 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Megala says:

      Thanks a lot! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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