Coconut Chutney

Today I am sharing the famous coconut chutney served with dosa and idli. This is a very tasty chutney. My family and I personally like this chutney very much. You try this chutney at your home and enjoy with dosa or idli.


1 grated coconut

1/2 cup channa dal

2 dry red chilli

1 green chilli (cut into 2 pieces)

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

8-10 curry leaves

2 roughly chopped tomato

10-12 garlic cloves

Salt according to taste

3 tsp oil


First heat a pan, add 1 tsp oil and fry the channa dal in low to medium flame. Fry this for 2-3 minutes then soak the fried dal in water for 1 hour. After that add 1 tsp oil in the hot pan and add 1 dry red chilli, green chilli, garlic cloves and tomatoes, fry all the ingredients in medium flame for 2-3 minutes or till the tomatoes becomes soft. Here we switch off the gas and transfer the mixture into a bowl.

Now let the mixture cool. When channa dal is soaked and he tomato fry becomes cool down add all the mixture into a blender jar and blend it till smooth. Add water if required but don’t add too much of water. Now transfer the mixture into a bowl, also add salt according to taste and mix this very well.

Now we add tadka to the chutney. For giving the tadka put a tadka pan on the gas, add 1 tsp oil to it. Let the oil becomes heat. Now add mustard seeds, 1 dry red chilli, curry leaves and add the tadka to the chutney. Here we cover the bowl for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes mix the tadka with chutney and serve. This coconut chutney can be served with idli or dosa.

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