COCONUT CHUTNEY -Idly/Dosa side dish


Chutney is one of daily cooking recipe in South India. Coconut chutney is one of the easiest among all.


  • Side dish for Idly, Dosa, Uthapam, Kichadi, Paniyaram, Upma.

AUTHOR : Dimple          CUISINE : South Indian
COURSE : Side dish        YIELD :2-3 serving


For Grinding:

  • Coconut – 1/2 Cup (grated)
  • Green chilli – 2 or 3
  • Roasted gram – 1/3 Cup
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • Salt – As required
  • Water – To grind

For Tempering:

  • Oil – 1 Tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 Tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 Tsp
  • Asafoetida/ Hing – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – 1 string


  1. Grate or shred coconut. If you are using frozen coconut bring it to room temperature.


  1. Take a blender/mixie and add all ingredients given to grind.
  2. Grind it. Transfer it to a bowl.
  3. Heat a small pan on low flame. Add oil, when it is hot add mustard seeds and urad dal. When it is golden brown switch off the flame and add Hing and curry leaves.
  4. Pour this on the top the chutney and give a gentle stir.


  • As water as per your need.  Don’t make it too runny consistency.
  • Be careful when adding curry leaves. It will splutter.
  • If you like, you can add some coriander leaves while grinding. It gives a different taste.

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