September 22, 2012

Coconut Chutney

Ingredients :

1/2 Cup Coconut, chopped
2 Green chillies, sliced
1/2 inch ginger, sliced
Small piece of Tamarind
1 Tbsp Channa Dal ( Bengal Gram )
Salt to taste
1 Tsp Oil

For Tempering :

1 Tsp Oil ( Gingelly or Vegetable oil )
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1 Tsp Urad dal
Few curry leaves

Method :
  • Heat oil in a pan, add green chillies and ginger, saute for a minute and remove.
  • Now add the bengal gram and fry them for couple of mins in a medium flame.
  • Remove from flame and cool.
  • Add everything ( coconut, bengal gram, chillies, ginger, tamarind and salt ) in a mixer and grind to fine paste adding little water.
  • Meanwhile heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, once they start spluttering, add the urad dal and curry leaves.
  • Serve it with Dosa, kulipaniyaram or Idly after adding tempering.
 Notes :

Same chutney can be prepared with Roasted Bengal Gram ( Pottukadalai ) instead of Bengal Gram.
Garlic pods can also be included.


  1. Love this chutney dear :) My favorite dip.. I prepare it almost the same way. But I replace ginger with garlic. :) Nice preparation dear :)
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  2. Nice one... First time in your blog. Nice collection you have.Thanks.

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