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Coconut Chutney (south Indian)

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Coconut chutney
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This mild chutney is the perfect companion for idlis (south indian steamed rice cakes), dosas and uttapams(south Indian rice pancakes).


  • 1/2 coconut grated
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp urad daal (yellow lentil)
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsps oil


  • Grind the coconut into a fine paste in the food processor.
  • In a small pan, heat the oil and when hot add the mustard seeds, curry laves, dry red chillies and urad daal. Fry till the red chillies turn dark in color.
  • Remove from the fire and add to the coconut paste. Add salt to taste and serve.
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 3 out of 5
better taste, Member Rahimasheriff

add a small piece of ginger to the coconut and green chilli then grind it will taste gud

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