Monday, 8 June 2015

Coconut Chutney | Easy Vegetarian South Indian Side Dish Recipe

Here is hotel Style South Indian Coconut Chutney Recipe
Hotel Style South Indian Coconut Chutney

                Coconut Chutney is popular south Indian Cuisine recipe. Coconut Chutney is perfect dip or side dish which makes great accompaniment with any south Indian snack or south Indian meal like Idli, Dosa, Uttapam, etc. It is served in breakfast and at lunch and dinner times as well.
                It is made from name itself coconut, chana dal, and very little oil. It is very easy to make at home. There are so many variations in south Indian Coconut chutney. Here is hotel style coconut chutney for Idli, Dosa, Uttapam.
                Learn how to make quick and easy hotel style South Indian Coconut Chutney recipe. Here is step by step process of hotel style South Indian Coconut Chutney recipe.

Here is how to make south Indian Coconut Chutney Recipe
South Indian Coconut Chutney


                Coconut – 1 small grated
                Chana dal (split Bengal gram) – 2 tbs
                Green chili – 3 – 4 chopped
                Oil – 2 tbs
                Mustard seeds – ½ ts
                Curry leaves – 8 – 10 
                Salt – to taste
                Yoghurt – 2 tbs (optional)
                Water – as required


1.       Heat 1 tbs oil in pan.
2.       Add chana dal and saute.
3.       Add green chili and saute till chana dal change color.
4.       Add ½ glass of water and soak for 2 hours.
5.       Add coconut.
6.       Add salt and grind well
7.       If you cannot grind well, add water as require to chutney (you can also use above soaked water;first add 50-100 ml water and grind, again add 50-100 ml if required.)
8.       Grind till smooth texture. (At this stage you can add yoghurt, if you want and grind well.)
9.       Heat 1 tbs oil in a pan.
10.   Add mustard seed, when it sputtering, add curry leaves, add this tempering into chutney.
11.   Delicious COCONUT CHUTNEY is ready to serve.

Serving Tip:

You can serve this coconut chutney with Idli, Vada, Dosa, Uttapam etc. It can be served cold as well.

Here is how to make Easy South Indian Vegetarian Side Dish recipe
Easy South Indian Vegetarian Side Dish

Here is Video Recipe of Easy South Indian Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

You May Also Like:

Learn here how to make Mumbai Style Vada Pav Recipe
Mumbai Vada Pav
Here is popular Gujarati Sev tamatar ki subji sev tameta nu shaak recipe
Sev Tamatar Ki Subji - 
Sev Tameta Nu Shaak


  1. Simple and so yummy. I love this dip with Dosa, idli, Upma and sometimes with chapati. Wonderful post dear .

  2. favorite chutney of all time. I can't have dosas without chutney :)I like the addition of channa dal.

  3. Wow, chutney looks delicious and perfect accompaniment for idli, dosa

  4. Wow its my all time favorite south indian chutney..Love to have this with idli and dosa..Yummy !!