Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is very common coconut spicy dip served along with dosa/idli in south India. This will be prepared in many ways. Today I am going to share the recipe of the same  which I usually prepare in my kitchen !!!

This goes well with any type of dosa/ idli , pattis , samosa and cutlet.

Try it at home and let me know your comments .

1 cup of fresh grated coconut/desiccated coconut/coconut flakes
salt to taste
1 tsp of grated ginger
1 fresh green chilly
1/2 tsp of tamarind paste
1 tbsp of chopped coriander leaves

For Seasoning:
1 tsp of coconut oil
1 tsp of urad dal
1/2 tsp of mustard seeds
8-10 curry leaves

How To Prepare?
  • Transfer all the ingredients mentioned under "Ingredients" into mixer jar. Add little water to it and grind into a smooth paste.Transfer the  ground mixture into a serving bowl.
  • Prepare the seasoning using the  ingredients mentioned under "For Seasoning" and pour on top of chutney.
  • Mix well before you serve.


  • You can skip ginger if you don't like ginger smell.
  • You can add one dry red chilly while grinding that tastes good too.
  • Adding cumin seeds/jeera as part of "Seasoning" gives a good aroma to the chutney.