South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney

South Indian Typical Coconut Chutney - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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...
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • Grated Coconut fresh 4 or 5 tb spoons
  • gm Roasted Gram pottu kadalai 1 tb spoon roasted
  • 3 Green Chillies or
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Mustard Seeds or urad, or seasoning and urad dhal for seasoning
  • 1 spoon Oil tea


  • Fresh coconut gives the real taste than the frozen coconut for Chutney.
  • 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.
  • Saute it with mustard seeds and urad dhal with a tea spoon of oil.

Recipe Notes

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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Subhashni Venkatesh
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