Saturday, March 10, 2012

Coconut Chutney with Red chillies

Coconut Chutney is a perfect accompaniment with Idli, dosa, uthappam and pongal. It is commonly prepared for breakfast in South India and is one of the easiest chutney recipe. Today we will learn how to make coconut chutney following this easy recipe.

coconut chutneyCoconut Chutney recipe (with red chillies)

Ingredients needed

Grated coconut - 3/4 cup (use fresh coconut)
Red chilli - 5
Garlic - 1 - 2 cloves (optional)
Fried gram (pottu kadalai) -1 1/2 tbsp
Tamarind - a small piece or a little paste

For the seasoning

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few


Grind grated coconut, red chillies, garlic, fried gram, tamarind and salt together, adding little water. Do not grind it very finely. It should be a little coarse.

Then heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and curry leaves.When dal starts turning golden brown, pour it over the chutney.

Enjoy with idli, dosa , ven pongal, uthappam and even upma.

Check out my another variation of coconut chutney with green chilli and coriander leaves below

Coconut chutney recipe (it goes well with tiffin items)

Coconut thuvayal (it goes well with rice topped with ghee)

Enjoy a variety of chutneys -Chutney recipes

Meet you soon with more interesting recipes. As I am very busy with another project, I could not visit all your blogs, once it is over, I will catch up with all your interesting posts.


  1. love the pic!.......nice chutney.

  2. this with pongal is one of the best combos....luv it!!!
    cheers vivs:-)

  3. delicious chutney and lovely pics..

  4. Like this chutney with the red chillies..

  5. love this chutney...perfect with dosas.

  6. Yummy chutney...I can eat this just on its it this much :-)

  7. my fav...
    love to have with hot idli's:)

  8. loved ur chutney...perfectly go with dosa,idli..

  9. superb yummy chutney... thanks a lot...

  10. Yum ! Fallen in love with this chutney. Gonna make it yet one more time today to have it with hot idlis... Thanks for sharing such amazing recipes !


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