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Coconut Chutney

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

This is South Indian way of making Coconut chutney...try it, u'll definately like it!

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cups Freshly grated Coconut
    • 1/4 cup Roasted Split Channa dal (Futtanu)
    • 6-7 Green Chillies
    • 2 tbsp Cilantro (Coriander leaves)
    • 1 sprig Curry leaves
    • a small piece of Tamarind
    • 1/4 tsp Jaggery
    • 2-3 tsp Vegetable Oil
    • a pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
    • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp Urad dal
    • 2 broken Dry Red chillies
    • Salt to taste


    1. In a kadai, heat 1 tsp of Oil.
    2. Add grated Coconut, Futtanu, Green chillies, Cilantro, Curry leaves & Tamarind piece. Fry them for a minute. Remove from heat & cool.
    3. Grind all the roasted mixture with Jaggery to a semi-coarse paste by adding Water little by little. Adjust thickness according to your requirement. Remove the chutney to a serving bowl.
    4. Make Tadka with Hing, Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Curry leaves & Dry Red chillies.
    5. Pour it over the Chutney, add Salt & mix well. Serve with Idli, Dosa, Chapati, Akki roti, Rice Sevai or with Plain Rice.
    Note: Adjust Green chillies accordingly. Instead of Tamarind piece, pulp can also be used while grinding. Chutney can be made thick or thin according to one's taste.