Coconut chutney

This is a very common South Indian dish which serves as an accompaniment to an assortment of dishes from idlis and dosas to chitranna and vangibath.

  • Fresh coconut(shredded)- 2 cups (or the coconut can be cut into thin slices)
  • Mustard seeds-1tsp
  • Urad dal-2tsp
  • Channa dal-1 tsp
  • Dry Red chilles-2
  • Green Chilies-2
  • Curry leaves 6-7
  • A pinch of hing (asoefetida)
  • Lemon juice-1tsp
  • Half cup of coriander(chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Oil-1tbsp

  • Heat some oil and add mustard seeds.when they crackle, add the dals and the red add green chillies ,curry leaves and chopped coriander .

  • Add this to the coconut and blend into a smooth paste.Add salt to taste.Goes well with dosas, idli and plain rice.
  • Water can be added depending on the consistency you want.

No comments: