Coconut Chutney: To make South Indian style coconut chutney at home, try this easy recipe

South Indian Style Coconut Chuney: Wherever you go for lunch or dinner in an Indian restaurant, you will definitely see a tray full of pickles or small bowls of different chutneys. Can you imagine eating chicken tikka without mint chutney or masala dosa without coconut chutney? Obviously the answer for most people would be no.

For many of us, Indian food is incomplete without these pungent and tangy spices. If this is the case with you too, then here we have brought you a very easy recipe to make South Indian Coconut Chutney at home. Try this and increase the taste of South Indian food. 

South Indian Style Coconut Chutney Recipe 
ingredients 
  • 1 whole coconut
  • 3-4 fresh green chili
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp Roasted Chana
  • 6-8 cashews
  • 1 inch ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
 
Tempering 
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil/refined oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tbsp Gota Urad
  • 1 tbsp chana dal
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • Curry leaves
 
Step by Step Recipes 
  • First of all, take a grinder jar, add coconut, green chili, cumin, roasted gram, cashew, ginger, salt and grind it fine
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, gota urad, chana dal, dry red chillies, curry leaves and fry till walnuts turn brown.
  • Now take out the coconut paste in a bowl, add lemon juice and half the tempering to it and mix everything well.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and garnish with the remaining tempering and serve with idli, dosa or dhokla. 
 
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