Oct 4, 2011

Coconut Chutney Flavoured with Red Chilli and Garlic

If you need a quick side dish for dosa or idli, If you don’t have time to make sambar or something else, If you are not in a mood to cook anything, if your gas cylinder got over (This recipe need only tempering, obviously you could make it in microwave)..Then this is the solution..

A simple and flavourful chutney which is perfect for any night...

With no more delay here you go for the step by step recipe with pictures...


Coconut-1 cup
Dry red chilli-2
Tamarind – a small piece(if using tamarind paste use 1 tsp)
Garlic-3 small cloves
Salt to taste

For Tempering:

Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku- 1tsp
Channa dal / Kadala Paruppu-1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundam Paruppu-1 tsp
Curry leaves-1 spring


Take a blender and add coconut,red chilli,tamarind paste,salt,garlic in it..

Add some water and make into a fine paste..

Tip this into a bowl..

Now make tempering by heating oil and crackling mustard seeds,channa dal,urad dal and curry leaves..

Pour this over the chutney and mix well.

Serve with idli or dosa..

Take all your ingrediants
This is the ingrediants needed for grinding

Take everything in a blender

add water and make into a fine paste

Empty it in a bowl
This is the ingrediants needed for tempering

Crackle them in oil

Pour it over the chutney

Mix well

I know that you all love the colour...I used Kashmiri Red chilli in this,hence the colour...


  1. delicious for dosa and idly looks wonderful

  2. Thanks. today, I'll try. sure. Pictures are dilicious!

  3. As usual your chutneies are exquisite:)

  4. yummy and creamy chutney..Perfect with dosa n idli...

  5. nice colour u got. yummy side dish for dosa

  6. Looks absolutely delicious. Would love to have this with Dosa or iddli right now :)

  7. I don't get fresh coconut...can dried coconut be used?

  8. @AnonymousYou can, but ti wont taste the same.

  9. Tried this chutney. It was delicious. Thank you Aarthi for sharing this recepie!

  10. Hi aarthi realy ur explanation is very nice pa


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