Introduction: Coconut Chutney Recipe | South Indian Coconut Chutney

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Very flavorful and refreshing chutney, indispensable accompaniment of various South Indian dishes, is coconut chutney. This recipe for coconut chutney is very easy and simple with a slight twist that enhances its flavor much more.

Coconut Chutney Recipe

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 2 minutes

Total time: 12 minutes

Serves/Makes: 1 cup chutney

Ingredients for Coconut Chutney Recipe

  • 1 cup fresh coconut, grated
  • 1 tbsp roasted peanuts (moongfali)
  • 1-inch ginger, roughly chopped
  • 1 green chili, roughly chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tsp oil
  • A handful of curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • 1 broken dry whole red chili
  • Water as much required

Step 1:

In a grinding jar add 1 cup grated fresh coconut, 1-inch ginger and 1 green chili roughly chopped, 1 tbsp roasted peanuts, salt to taste and juice of ½ a lemon.

Step 2:

Heat 1 tsp oil. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds. Once they crackle add curry leaves and 1 dry whole red chili. Cook for 30 seconds.

Step 3:

Add the tempering to the grinding jar.

Step 4:

Add water as much required to get the correct consistency. Grind to a smooth chutney.

Step 5:

  • Serving Ideas: Serve coconut chutney with instant rava idli, dal vada etc.
  • You can also add cumin seeds (jeera) in the tempering for flavor.

Source recipe: Coconut Chutney Recipe