Coconut Chutney Recipe For Idli Dosa, Thengai Chutney
A simple few ingredient chutney made using fresh coconut commonly eaten with south indian breakfast like idli dosa vada etc...
For the chutney:
fresh coconut cut into fine pieces/grated
roasted chana dal
green chillies chopped
small pieces of tamarind
small piece of ginger
salt - to taste
water approx.../as per requirement
urad dal/split black gram
dried red chillies chopped
Remove the shell of the coconut and finely chop the coconut into pieces or grate the coconut
Blending the chutney:
In a bender, add the chopped grated coconut .
Add in the roasted chana dal.
Add green chillies, tamarind pieces, coriander leaves, small ginger piece and salt as per taste.
Blend all the ingredients together.
Add water as per requirement of the consistency and blend again into a fine paste.
For the tempering:
In a tadka pan, add oil and heat it.
Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and let them pop up.
Add in urad dal/split black gram.
Add dried red chillies and stir well.
Add curry leaves and let them crackle.
Transfer the tadka all over the chutney.
Serve the coconut chutney with idli/dosa/vada/uttapam.
Adding ginger is totally optional and ginger can also be replaced with garlic while making the chutney...