Coconut Chutney Recipe
South Indian food is incomplete without this delicious and mouth watering Chutney. Made with coconut as a primary ingredient and seasonings to add flavor.
The Dosa, Idli and Vada are best enjoyed with the coconut Chutney and Sambar.
Coconut Chutney Recipe In Words
Yield: 1 small Bowl
- 1 fresh medium size Coconut (internal portion)
- 3 TbspYellow Split Bengal Gram(Chana Dal)
- 2 Tbsp Oil
- 5Dry Red Chili
- 1 tspMustard seeds
- 1 tsp Salt
- 3/4 Cup (Our 1 Cup = 240 ML) Curd (Non-Sweet)
- 2 inch Ginger
- 1 small Onion
- 1 Green Chili
- Grate the Coconut and keep it aside for later use.
- Roast chana dal in a pan on medium flame until it turns light golden brown on color.
- When it turns golden brown, switch off the stove.
- Add the grated coconut and roasted Dal in a grinder jar along with Green chili, Salt, Onions(in pieces) and Ginger (in pieces).
- Add 1/2 Cup (Our 1 Cup = 240 ML) of curd only and grind it along with the rest of the ingredients to make a smooth paste.
- We will keep the left over curd for later use. After checking the consistency of the Coconut chutney we will add it if required.
- After grinding keep it aside for later use.
- Now we will make a Tadka for our Coconut Chutney. Take a pan, add oil and heat it for 30 seconds on high flame.
- Once oil is hot, add Mustard seeds.
- Add Dry Red Chili after 15 seconds. Cook for another 15 seconds and switch off the Stove. The Chutney Tadka is ready.
- Add the Tadka immediately to the Coconut chutney and mix well.
- Add the left over curd to lighten the thickness of chutney. Mix well.
- Coconut Chutney is ready to enjoy with Dosa, Vada, Idli or with anything you like.