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Coconut Chutney Recipe | Thengai Chutney | Chutney Recipes for Idli & Dosa | Easy Coconut recipes with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

coconut chutney recipe

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What is Coconut Chutney | Thengai Chutney

Coconut chutney is a great side dish for South Indian breakfast like dosa and idli. It is a very simple and tasty side dish especially famous in Tamil Nadu and is known as thengai chutney. Everyone can do this dosa chutney or idli chutney in a few minutes. In south India, the ingredients and the way of cooking chutney are different from home to home. It is one of the versions. Other chutney recipes are green chilly chutney, tomato chutney, onion chutney. You can also check other curry recipes like

coconut chutney recipe

Coconut chutney can be prepared using coconut and chilly powder with simple seasoning with mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves. It gives a nice flavor to this chutney. First, grind coconut and chilly powder into a smooth paste and add this to seasoning. Then boil it slightly. It is a very important step in this chutney. If it boils well, the taste of chutney will differ. Coconut chutney can be prepared in a few minutes. So it is a quick and fast side dish and also tasty too.  Coconut chutney is also a healthy side dish. we know that fresh coconut is good for our body. Other coconut recipes are coconut burfi, coconut ladoo, coconut biscuit, coconut cake. You can also check other side dish recipes like

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coconut chutney recipe

Coconut Chutney Recipe | Thengai Chutney | Chutney Recipes for Idli & Dosa | Easy Coconut recipes

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Coconut chutney is a side dish for South Indian breakfast like dosa and idli. It is famous in Tamil Nadu and is known as thengai chutney.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Curry
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 130 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Coconut
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • Salt (as needed)
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Urad dhal
  • 1 Red chilly
  • Curry leaves (few)
  • Water (as needed)

Instructions

  • In a blender, add coconut and chilly powder grind it into a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves saute well.
  • Add the coconut paste, salt and pour enough water into it.
  • This curry slightly heat, switch off the stove. Don’t allow to boil.
  • Coconut chutney is ready to serve with idli or dosa.

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Coconut Chutney Recipe with step by step pictures:

1. In a blender, add coconut and chilly powder grind it into a smooth paste.

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2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves saute well.

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3. Add the coconut paste, salt and pour enough water into it.

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4. This curry slightly heat, switch off the stove. Don’t allow to boil.

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5. Coconut chutney is ready to serve with idli or dosa.

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Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

CoconutTenkay, nariyal
Red chilly powdercivappu milakay tul, laal mirch paudar
Saltuppu, namak
Oil enney, tel
Mustard seedskatuku, sarason ke beej
Curry leaveskariveppilai, karee patte
Red chillycivappu milakay, laal mirch
Urad dhalulundhu, udad daalee

Note

1.Don’t allow this chutney to boil. This is an important step in this chutney. If it boils well, the taste of chutney won’t good.
2.Add enough water according to the thickness you want.
3.Add more chilly powder if you like spicy chutney.

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  1. Anonymous

    5 stars
    tasty chutney recipe.i loved it.

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