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South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney

South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney
South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney
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  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Dinner

About this recipe

Coconut Chutney known as Thengai Chutney is an excellent companion to Idli, Dosa, Pongal, Vadai and Adai. There are so many variations to the South Indian Coconut Chutney and today I give you the common version of it...

Ingredients for South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney

  • Grated Coconut(Fresh) 4 or 5 tb spoons
  • Roasted Gram (Pottu kadalai) 1 tb spoon
  • Green chillies 3 or 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard seeds and Urad dhal for seasoning
  • Oil 1 tea spoon

How to cook South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney

  1. Fresh coconut gives the real taste than the frozen coconut for Chutney.
  2. Mix coconut, roasted gram, green chillies and salt and grind in a mixie with little water. It should not be too watery and too smoothy.
  3. Saute it with mustard seeds and urad dhal with a tea spoon of oil.


In some restaurants, they add 3 to 4 garlic heads in this while grinding to give spicy flavour. Those who like its flavour can add garlic too.


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