Coconut chutney is the perfect companion for idlis, dosas and uttapams.Enjoy the quick and simple recipe.

  • 1 cup roughly chopped Fresh Coconut
  • 1/4 cup Roasted Bengal gram dal(Channa dal)
  • 1/2 lemon sized ball tamarind
  • Water
  • 6 Green chilies
  • Salt to taste
  • For Tempering
    • 1 tbsp Oil
    • 1/2 tsp split black gram skinless(Urad dal)
    • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
    • 5 Curry leaves
    • Asafoetida- large pinch
    • 2 dried Red chilies
  • Combine coconut,bengal gram and tamarind in a blender jar and blend them.
  • Break green chilies and add along with salt.Blend again.
  • Add little water and blend well into a smooth paste.Transfer into a bowl.
  • To make tempering,heat oil in a non-stick pan.Add black gram and saute till it is brown.
  • Add mustard seeds,asafoetida,curry leaves and dried red chilies.Saute for 1/2 minute and remove from heat.
  • Cool and slightly pour over the ground paste.
  • Serve with idli or dosa.