Sunday, November 16, 2008

the Really easy Coconut chutney

Coconut chutney is a perfect dish to go with any variation of idli, dosa or upma.

STEP 1 : Getting the basic coconut chutney paste

Coconut, freshly grated


Green chilli



Marble sized

Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp


To taste

Blend all the above ingredients to a fine paste and transfer to the serving bowl.

STEP 2 : Spice up your chutney


1 tsp

Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp

Dried red chilli


Curry leaves

6-8 leaves

Asafoetida ( Hing)

A pinch

In a small pan, heat oil, add all the ingredients in the order listed above. Take care not to burn any of the ingredients. (Takes just under 2 minutes.) Remove from the flame and add to the coconut chutney paste directly into the serving bowl. Mix and serve.