Friday, May 13, 2011

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is a quintessential companion for Idly, Dosa, Pongal, Upma, Bajji and even more breakfast varieties. Select ingredients at apt combination and seasoning makes the coconut chutney a delightful side dish.


Coconut - 3/4 cup, chopped

Roasted Channa Dal - 4 tablespoons

Garlic - 1 clove

Tamarind - 1 small piece

Green chillies - 2 nos

Salt - to taste

Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Split urid dal - 1/2 teaspoon

Curry leaves - 1 string

Oil - 2 teaspoon


1) Mix coconut, roasted channa dal, tamarind, garlic and green chillies together in a mixer and grind it well just by adding little water to it.

2) Grind till you get the texture and feel of chutney.

3) Transfer the contents to a bowl. Take a frying pan and heat oil in it.

4) Add mustard and urid dal. Once the seeds pop up, add curry leaves.

5) Pour this seasoning to the bowl containing chutnet.

6) Coconut chutney is ready. Very easy and quick to prepare - isn't it?