Thursday, February 23, 2012

Amma’s Coconut Chutney / Thengai Chutney – Sidedish for Idli & Dosa

Coconut chutney is a staple one in each and every south indain home..Amma makes this along with idli or some dosa..It taste so good with that..Hope you like it and let me know what you think..

Amma’s Coconut Chutney Recipe


To Grind:
Coconut -1 cup
Green Chilli – 3
Garlic – 2 cloves
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Tamarind paste– 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Hot water as needed to thin the chutney

For Tempering:
Oil- 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1tsp
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu -1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu -1 tsp
Dry red Chilli – 1
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - ¼  tsp
Curry leaves – 1spring


Grind all ingrediants given in the list to a fine paste by adding some water. Tranfer to a bowl.

Add hot water and mix well. Adjust the chutney consistency with that water.

Now make the tempering as given in the order and pour it over this chutney.

Mix well and serve with idli or dosa.

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