Have you every tried this plain coconut chutney with garlic flavor? It is very simple to prepare and tastes great with vada, pongal, idli, dosa and also as a dip for samosa and bajji. It does not need much ingredients to prepare this chutney. Today we will learn how to make coconut chutney (South Indian style) following this easy recipe.
How to prepare coconut chutney (garlic flavor)
Prep time - under 10 mins
Serves - 2-3
Grated coconut -3/4 cup
Garlic - 2 cloves
Green chillies - 3-4
Salt to taste
For the seasoning
Oil -1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 3/4 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Grate coconut and keep it ready. Use freshly grated coconut for best results.
First grind coconut, garlic, green chilli and salt adding very less water. Then add more water and grind the chutney a little coarse.(tips - if you add water in the beginning itself, it will take a long time to get ground)
Rinse the mixie with little water and pour that also into the chutney. The chutney should not be too thick nor too thin, so adjust water accordingly.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal. When dal turns golden brown, add curry leaves and pour the seasoning over the chutney. Mix well and serve with idli, dosa, pongal, adai etc.
Another variation of this chutney- Coconut chutney with coriander and fried gram.
Do not forget to check my other Chutney Recipes.
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