Coconut Chutney

This is a traditional chutney of Tamilnadu made with coconut which can be had with idly, dosa or venn pongal. Most of the houses in Tamilnadu make this chutney on a daily basis. This is easy to make. Just grind all the ingreints and seaon it with seasonings.


Coconut – ½
Fried gram – ¼ cup
Green chillies – 2 or 3
Salt – as needed
Tamarind – little

For seasoning:

Oil – 2 tsp.
Mustard – 1 tsp.
Urad dhal – 1 tsp.
Gram dhal – 1 tsp.
Curry leaves – few


  • Grind grated coconut and all other ingredients in a mixer to a fine paste.
  • Heat a small pan and put oil and season with mustard.
  • When it splutters add the urad and gram dhal and fry till golden brown in low flame.
  • Finally add curry leaves and pour this to the chutney.
  • Serve with idly or dosa.


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