Monday, June 06, 2005

South Indian recipe : Coconut Chutney

Indian chutneys are very tasty and can be used a side dish for Idli, dosa , adai and almost all South Indian tiffins. Chutneys can be made out of onion, tomatoes, and other green leaves such as pudhina, coriander leaves and even curry leaves.

Coconut chutney:

Coconut scrapings - 1 cup
Green chillies - 3
Roasted gram or pottu kadalai or buna channa - half cup
Salt - half to 1 tsp as required
Mustard - half tsp
Oil - 1 tsp

1. Grind the green chillies and roasted gram in the mixie well.
2. Add coconut and grind again.
3. Add sufficient water and salt to bring it to a gravy consistency and grind again.
4. Transfer it to a vessel.
5. Heat oil, splutter the mustards and mix it with the chutney.

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