It is very easy to make South Indian coconut chutney at home for dosa and idli. All you have to do is grind fresh coconut with chilli, ginger and curd and add mustard seeds for tempering. By following this recipe, you can make delicious chutney at home and you will know how good the chutney tastes.
|Fresh Coconut Chopped||1 Cup||Ginger Grated||1 Teaspoon|
|Green Chilli||2||Roasted Gram Lentils (Chana Dal)||1 Tablespoon|
|Fresh Curd||1 Tablespoon||Chaat Masala||1 Teaspoon|
|Salt||1/4 Teaspoon or As Per Taste||Water||1/2 Cup|
|Cumin Seed||1/2 Teaspoon||Mustard Seeds (Rai)||1/4 Teaspoon|
|Dry Red Chilli||1||Curry Leaves||4 - 5|
|Ghee or Oil||1 Teaspoon|
Grind the chopped coconut in the grinder and make a coarse powder. Transfer it to a bowl and set it aside.
Grind green chilli, ginger and roasted gram lentils (Channa dal) in the grinder and make a smooth powder from it.
Add coarse powder of coconut, curd, salt, chaat masala and 1/2 cup water to it.
Grind them together to make a paste. You can add some more water to make the chutney as per your preference and grind again to mix.
Heat ghee or oil in a tempering pan on medium heat. When the ghee gets hot, add mustard seeds to it. When the seeds starts crackle, add cumin seeds, curry leaves and red chillies. Fry it for 10 - 15 seconds. Turn off the heat, the tempering is ready.
Immediately add hot tempering to the coconut paste and mix well. Coconut chutney is ready.
You can use immediately or store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Enjoy the coconut chutney with idli, dosa or other South Indian dishes.