Easy And Tasty Coconut Chutney

Here is an easy and tasty coconut chutney recipe. I learnt this delicious chutney recipe from my Ummachi (mother-in-law). There are N number of ways that you can prepare coconut chutney, coconut being the main ingredient. While some add green chili, some add red chili powder. Some add garlic, while other..ginger. A few may add both. So, there is actually a lot of ways you can try the combination, until you get the perfect balance of flavors. You may or may not add tamarind, roasted (Bengal) gram and so on.

Easy Coconut Chutney

So for this recipe I have used fresh grated coconut. It is quite a simple and quick recipe. Perfect to be had with dosa or idli. All you need is coconut, ginger, shallots and green chilis, with some seasoning too. If you are really in a hurry, you may even skip the final oil seasoning, and add in the curry leaves together with the other ingredients while grinding the coconut mixture.

Easy Coconut Chutney

Do read on to learn how to make this perfect chutney.

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Easy And Tasty Coconut Chutney
Easy Coconut Chutney
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Easy Coconut Chutney
Instructions
  1. Grind together the grated coconut, green chilis, ginger, 2 shallots, tamarind, salt and half of the water taken.
  2. Add more water if the consistency seems to be very thick for you. It depends on what thickness you want for the chutney.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Splutter mustard seeds.
  5. Then add one finely chopped shallot.
  6. When it begins to brown, add the curry leaves and saute.
  7. Next add in the red chilis (each broken into 2 pieces).
  8. Saute for few seconds and simmer the flame. Be careful that you do not burn the chilis.
  9. To this oil, add the ground coconut mix.
  10. Mix well and switch the flame off. Do not boil the chutney, just warm it.
  11. Serve with crispy dosa or regular kali dosa.
Recipe Notes

Easy Coconut Chutney

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Komal Wadhwa says:

    Wow very nice receipe

    1. feminasherif@yahoo.com says:

      Thank U Komal.. 🙂

  2. Archana says:

    Shallots in chutney is new..sounds tempting…will surely try..
    i never tried to add the coconut mix in tadka… Always mix little in it and garnish like in the pic you have posted

    1. feminasherif@yahoo.com says:

      Thank You Archana.. 🙂

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