Coconut Chutney from south India is famous throughout India. This chutney is served with Idli sambhar, masala dosa and vada sambhar in the whole India. Coconut Chutney is very easy to make and its taste with sambhar is ultimate. One of the main benefits of Coconut is, that its Oil Can Help You Burn More Fat.


So let’s try out this South Indian Coconut Chutney.

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  • 1 cup of fresh grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup of roasted Bengal gram ( bhuna chana/chutney ka dal) or 1/4 cup roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp of chopped coriander leaves
  • 3-4 of green chilies
  • 3 tbsp of curd or plain yogurt

For tempering:

  • 1 tsp of oil
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 1 tsp of urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1 of dry red chili, torn into halves
  • 1/4 tsp of asafoetida

How to Make South Indian Coconut Chutney:

  1. In a grinding jar add one by one – coconut + Bengal gram OR roasted peanuts +  green chilies + salt grind to a smooth or coarse consistency adding about 3-4 tbsp of water.
  2. Add fresh curd to this mixture and mix well.
  3. Heat oil for tempering and add the mustard seeds, when the mustard starts to pop add the asafoetida, curry leaves and chilies.
  4. Now add the tempering content into the prepared chutney and mix well
  5. Serve South Indian coconut chutney with dosa, idli, adai, vada, uthappam, pakoda, etc.

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