Nov 8, 2011

Garlic Chutney With Coconut & Chillies

Hai Friends..I am back from a one year cute girls birthday party..It was a total bang..The birthday baby was so cute and adorable..Will post picture of it soon..The party foods are Vegetable kothu parota and onion raita, Butter naan with vegetable korma..They also served vanilla icecream with fruit halwa for dessert..Was the menu looking good..

Now coming back to today’s recipe..This one is a simple yet tasty chutney..It is packed with tons and tons of garlic flavour with a little kick from the chillies..This goes perfect with hot spongy idlys or dosa.

Hope you like it and let me know what you think..


Coconut-1 cup
Dry Red Chilli-4
Garlic-10 cloves
Tamarind – a small piece (if using paste use 1 tsp)
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tblspn

For Seasoning / Tempering:
Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu-1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi- ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring


Heat 1 tblspn of oil , Add in dry red chilli and garlic in it and fry for 5 mins.

Add in coconut and mix well..Fry this for 2 mins..Allow this to cool down..

Take this in blender. Add in tamarind and salt and make into a fine puree by adding some water. Empty this in a bowl..

Now make seasoning by heating oil and add in mustard and urad dal..Add asafoetida and curry leaves and pour this over the chutney..

Mix well and serve with idli and dosa..

Take all your ingrediants
Heat oil in a kadai

fry some chillies
add in garlic

fry till golden..

add in coconut
fry for few minutes

take this in a blender

add in tamarind
and salt


pour some water
and make into fine puree

empty this in a bowl
heat oil for seasoning

add in mustard and urad dal..

add in asafoetida

add in curry leaves
pour the seasoning over the chutney
and mix well




  1. Slurp, wat a flavourful chutney,delicious.

  2. I just love the chutney and can have dozen of those soft iddles too..great bf:)

  3. You do such a lovely job of showing your recipes. Having moved to Washington, DC earlier this year I have yet to find a place to get many of the ingredients you use. I will keep searching.

  4. nice chutney - can i request u to guide me, how u managed to get those idlis spongy and pure white :)

  5. Looks so tempting and delicious.
    Uma@Trendy Relish

  6. Chutney looks so tempting and feel like grabbing the platter.

  7. this chutney and idli is a perfect combo..

  8. i love garlic coconut spicy chutney! and lovely step by step pictures!

    Thanks for dropping by the blog!
    Richa @ Hobby And More Food Blog

  9. very similar to what we make at home.. I love the garlic smell in it.

  10. What a fabulous chutney...and unlike any I've ever tasted!!!

  11. yummy n delicious...will try it soon...perfect with idly n dosa!!

  12. My goodness - that looks SO amazingly delicious! I don't eat spicy foods...I'm a wimp, but wow! That's incredible!

  13. Vidhya....I am planning to have a separate post about how to make idli batter and dosa batter..Hope it helps you..Will surely post it soon..

  14. very delicious n yummy chutney..

  15. Very inviting healthy Chutney Dear.Luv it with those soft idlis.

  16. Seeing your post I was just amazed how much garlic my family eats.Obviously we love it.No wonder that wwe can't wait to try this dish:) Thanks;)

  17. As soon as I read your this post I knew immediately what am I going to cook for dinner. Thanks for this delicious recipe, the chutney tasted great!

  18. Super delicious chutney; love the pictorial too.
    Thank You.


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