Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Instant Coconut Chutney, North Indian Style

Famous South Indian Coconut Chutney is made with a twist of North India by adding ginger to it. Make it and your friends will definetly ask for the recipe...

Serves 4-6

Fresh Coconut (1, Grated)

Fresh Ginger (1/2 Cup, Chopped)
Bengal-Gram Dal (1/4 Cup, Roasted)
Fresh Green Chilli (4, Whole) optional
Tamarind Paste (1 Tbsp)
Salt (To Taste)
Water (just enough for blending)
Black Mustard seeds (1 Tbsp)
Dried Red Chilli (2-4, Whole)
Curry Leaves (8-10)

Oil (1 Tbsp)


  1. Put the first 5 ingredients with water in a blender and make Chutney. Put in a medium bowl and keep aside.
  2. In a pan heat oil and put mustard seeds and let them turn grey in color and cracle. Then put Dried red chillies and curry leaves. Fry for a minute.
  3. Now put chutney in it and mix well. Pour back in the bowl.
  4. Serve with dosa, idli, vada or uttapam.

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