August 18, 2012

Coconut Chutney With Raw Onion Flavor

Ingredients :

Half Coconut, grated or cut into pieces
10 Dry Red chillies
Small piece of Tamarind ( approx 1/2 Tbsp Tamarind pulp )
1 Onion, Chopped
2 Tbsp Roasted Bengal Gram dal ( Potukadalai )
Salt to taste
1 Tbsp Oil
1 Tsp Mustard seeds
1 Tsp Urad dal

Method :

Add coconut pieces, red chillies, tamarind, dal and salt to a mixie and grind coarsely.
Add the chopped onion and grind to fine paste adding water.
For tempering, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, once it starts spluttering, add the urad dal.
Add tempering to the ground chutney.
Serve with Idli or dosa.

Linking this recipe with Julie's  " EP Series - Curry leaves or Dried Red Chillies " hosted by
Poonam @  " Spicy Aroma "


  1. Looks delicious Priya, never used onion this way.

  2. hi priya.. why dont you try white background.. just a suggestion :)

  3. perfect for dosas... nice chutney

  4. Wow !!!

  5. This coconut chutney is my fav. I also prepare same ingredients just add garlic cloves. Very delicious chutney.

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  6. never tried onion and coconut chutney! Looks so tempting!

  7. My mom makes this but we dont add dal.. will try this version..

  8. Hope ypu ll b bk with your yummy recipes