Coconut Chutney 4th recipe
Chutney or Tambeli is a popular side dish in South Indian cuisine. It's best with dosa / idli / vada / pongal .
Serves: 2 – 3
1 cup (75 g – 5 tablespoons) grated coconut
1 green chilli(small size), chopped or 1 red chilli or ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
½ - inch piece ginger, chopped
½ teaspoon coriander powder
3 curry leaves
3 shallots chuvannulli, roughly chopped
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
2 tablespoon water
Transfer all the ingredients into a small mixer bowl and make a smooth paste with 2 tablespoon water. Finally, adjust the consistency of the chutney with extra 50 ml (1/4 cup) water if required. Or serve as thick chutney.
2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
¼ teaspoon jeera cumin seeds
2 shallots, finely sliced
4 curry leaves
Heat oil in a tadka pan or a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add jeera , curry leaves and sliced shallots. Fry on a low heat for 2 – 4 minutes until fragrant and crisp. Pour this seasoning over chutney and serve with dosa / idli / vada / pongal ..