Coconut Chutney


To grind:

  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut
  • ½ cup daliya or split rosted chana dal
  • 1-2 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • ½ teaspoon tamarind pulp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water

For Tadka (Seasoning):

  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 2 red chillies
  • a spring of curry leaves
  • a pinch of hing or asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon of oil


  1. Grind everything with the ingredients to grind with adding little water at a time. Make a smooth paste.
  2. Heat a pan and add a teaspoon of oil. Add musterd seeds and urad dal. When they start sizzling, add asafoetida, red chillies, curry leaves.
  3. Add this seasoning on the top of the chutney. Stir gently to mix it.