Feb 4, 2011

How to prepare coconut chutney with red chilli, shallot and tamarind ?

How to prepare Coconut chutney with red chilli, shallot & tamarind paste ?


1 cup ( 200 g ) coconut grated
2 dried red chilli, small
1 teaspoon tamarind paste ( optional )
1 shallot / chuvannulli / piyyavu
Salt to taste ( or 3/4 teaspoon )
Ginger - 1/2- inch piece

For seasoning:

2 teaspoon oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon urad dal
1 red chilli
1 spring curry leaves


Grind all the ingredients to a smooth paste with a little water. Adjust the thickness of the chutney with extra 2- 3 tablespoons water if you required.

For seasoning:

In a pan, heat 2 teaspoon oil. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter , add remaining ingredients. Saute well. Pour this over to coconut chutney. Serve with dosa / polo, idli, vada, pongal, thattu dosa ....

1 comment:

Priya said...

Never tried coconut chutney with shallots, very interesting combo..