Easy South Indian Coconut Chutney
Coconut Chutney is a delicious Indian chutney made using few ingredients, that's served as a side for many breakfast meals like dosa, idli, paniyaram, etc.
- 2 cups fresh/desiccated coconut
- 1-2 green chillies
- 1-2 tbsp roasted chana dal/daliya
- 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
- salt as required
- 1 tsp cooking oil
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 3-4 curry leaves
Add coconut, green chillies, daliya/roasted chana dal and cilantro to a mixer grinder. Note, many people don't add cilantro in this chutney and that makes it white coconut chutney, but adding cilantro only enhances the flavor and gives it a nice green color. Blitz to a smooth paste. Empty it into a bowl. Add salt and mix it. Now you can consume this chutney as is or go ahead and give it a tadka/tempering. For tadka, heat oil in a tadka pan and once its hot add mustard seeds. As they begin to crackle, add chopped curry leaves. Pour this tadka over the chutney and before serving, give it a good mix. Easy South Indian Coconut Chutney is ready.