White coconut chutney recipe
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This white coconut chutney recipe is one of the basic chutney recipes made in South India that goes with idli, dosa, etc.
Recipe type: Chutney
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6
  • ¾ cup of grated coconut (fresh or frozen)
  • ¼ cup of roasted gram dal (pottukadalai, porikadala)
  • 1 small green chilli
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • A small piece of ginger
  • 2 tsp of oil
  • ¼ tsp of black mustard seeds
  • 2 shallots, sliced thin
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  1. Grind the coconut, roasted gram, green chilli, ginger, and some salt with about ½ - ¾ cup water until very smooth.
  2. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When they pop, add the shallots, curry leaves, and red chillies torn into smaller pieces.
  4. Sauté until the shallots turn golden brown.
  5. Switch off flame and add the ground chutney to this
  6. Mix well until heated through.
  7. Transfer to a bowl and serve immediately.
  8. Leftover chutney can be refrigerated but consume within a day.
Recipe by Edible Garden at https://www.cookingandme.com/2013/11/29/white-coconut-chutney-hotel-chutney-recipe/