South Indian Coconut Chutney (For Idli's & Dosa's)

On Wednesday, 26 December 2007 21:49
  • 4 to 5 servings

The Coconut Chutney is simple and quick to make accompaniment that is very popularly had along with Dosa'sIdli's and Vegetable Rava Upma's. The Coconut Chutney recipe uses fresh coconut, ground along with green chillies and roasted channa along with a dash of lemon or yogurt that makes it tangy and opens up your senses.

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  • 1 cup grated fresh coconut

  • 1 tablespoon dahlia/bhunna channa/ roasted channa dal

  • 4 to 5 almonds

  • 1 or 2 green chillies

  • an inch piece of ginger

  • Ingredients for Seasoning

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

  • 1 teaspoon halved white urad dal

  • 1 teaspoon oil for seasoning

  • 4 curry leaves, finely chopped

  • 2 dry red chillies

  • salt to taste

Directions for Coconut Chutney
  1. To begin making the Coconut Chutney recipe, grind all the ingredients except the seasoning together with 1/2 cup of hot water. Hot water prevents the coconut from getting curdled and sticky.

  2. Heat oil in a small pan on medium heat; add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves and allow it to crackle. Add the seasoning to the ground coconut chutney mixture. Now add the lemon juice and salt to taste and mix well.

  3. Serve the delicious Coconut Chutney along with Dosa'sIdli's and Vegetable Rava Upma's or any other dish you want to savor it with.

  4. If you do try this recipe, do share your comments below. Would love to hear back from you.

  5. - Archana

Last modified on Monday, 18 August 2014 10:15
Archana Doshi

I am the Founder of Archana's Kitchen that focuses on healthy vegetarian recipes and cooking techniques. I try to keep my simple, smart and seasonal and believe in cooking food fresh everyday without additives and preservatives. I hope you enjoy my recipes and cooking them for your friends and family. Please do take a little time to comment on the recipes, as your feedback means a lot to me. And dont forget to share the recipes on your favourite social networks.