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Green Chilli Grated Coconut Chutney

You already know about the Coconut chutney is a side dish in most famous Breakfast Indian dishes like Dosa, Idli, Pongal, Upma, Vada. The “Green chilli grated coconut chutney” I am posting is different from usual chutney. It has better taste, nice texture and goes well with Rice as well. Try it out and let me know your opinion!!!


  • Grated Coconut – one cup
  • Green chillies – 2 numbers (for extra hot, you can double the amount)
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 3 numbers
  • Tamarind paste – 1/4 tsp (for more tangy, you can add upto 1/2 tsp.)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Chana dal – 1 tbsp

Tadka Ingredients:

  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chillies – 2 numbers
  • Curry leaves – 6 numbers
  • Chana dal – 1/2 tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tbsp

How to make Coconut Chutney:

  1. Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan, reduce the flame and add chana dal.
  2. When the chana dal is half roasted add red chillies, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  3. Roast them well till the chana dal changed to little brown colour.
  4. Let it cook for few minutes and ground them in a blender along with tamarind and very less salt. (Meanwhile, you can prepare tadka)
  5. Add this ground mixture to the grated coconut. Mix well and taste the coconut mixture to add salt if needed.
  6. Make Tadka and add to the coconut chutney. Mix well.
  7. You can serve this type of coconut chutney with boiled rice or Dosa or Roti’s.


  • Heat oil in a small pan/Tadka pan and add mustard seeds. ( you can use the same pan that you roasted chana dal….before)
  • When the mustard seeds were spluttered, add cumin seeds, red chillies, chana dal, urad dal.
  • Fry them well and pour the hot tadka on the above coconut mixture and mix well.

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Ground the chutney well before adding tadka and mix some yogurt to it and seasoned the chutney with tadka. The extract is semi solid and can take this chutney with Dosa, Upma, Idli, Vada….! (When you make this, remember to reduce the tamarind quantity).

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