February 18, 2013

Spiced Coconut Chutney

                         I wanted to make some chutney in the morning , when i raided my fridge i had coconut it was quite dry, i have to make chutney by roasting the coconut because that only could bring the flavor and intense of the coconut.When we used to go for a trip when we were kids  we make lemon rice,this chutney tastes yum with it .It tastes great with idli or dosa too.


  1. Coconut Shredded - 6 tbsp
  2. Red chillies - 5 nos
  3. Channa Dhall - 1 tbsp
  4. Garlic - 1 ,pod
  5. Tamarid - 1 small piece
  6. Hing - 1/4 tsp
  7. Salt as needed
  8. Oil - 2 tsp 


  1. Heat oil in a pan , roast red chillies ,channa dhall , garlic , separately in the same order .
  2. Now dry roast the coconut for 1min.Add salt ,tamarid and hing and give it a stir for 2 second switch off the flame.
  3. When it cools , first add the red chillies,channa dhall and garlic and grind it well.
  4. Then add the tamarind ,hing ,salt and dry grind it.
  5. Add water little by water and grind to a smooth paste not very smooth.
  6. Scoop it into a bowl and in a pan heat little oil , add mustard when it splutters add curry leaves ,top it to the chutney.
  7. If you want the chutney to stay for longer , add the chutney to  pan and let it cook for 3min.


  1. this is my favorite chutney you have done is so perfect :)

  2. perfect with crispy dosa...................

  3. nice chutney, instead of whit i prefere this one.

  4. wow!!so delicious and mouthwatering here....this is one of our favourites too...

  5. i make it little different for puliyohara & lemon rice.

  6. Excellent side dish for crispy dosas,delicious.

  7. Very yummy chutney. Goes very well with dosa..

  8. Very yummy n tempting.. First time here n love ur space... Drop at mine when u find time
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