Classic South Indian Style Coconut Chutney

This classic coconut chutney, a must in every South Indian household. This is one chutney which goes with any classic South Indian breakfast dishes. Serve it with Dosa, Adai, Idli, Vada, Upma, Pongal, just about anything, and this will do the trick. 

Fast and easy, just throw in the ingredients and its ready in a jiffy.

1 cup of fresh grated coconut,
3-4 green chillies,
1 inch piece of fresh ginger,
1 tbsp fried gram (chutney dalia),
Salt as per taste

For tempering:
1 tsp oil,
1 tsp mustard seeds,
6-8 curry leaves,
A pinch of asafoetida powder


  1. Put all the ingredients into the mixer and grind it into a slight coarse to fine wet mixture.
  2. Adjust the salt as per taste.
  3. Remove onto a serving bowl.
  4. In a small tadka pan, heat the oil and mustard seeds. Once it splutters, turn off the heat and add the asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
  5. Pour this tempering onto the chutney and mix well. 

Serve this with Adai, Idli, Upma, Vada alongside sambar.

Enjoy :-) 

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