Coconut Chutney By Jayashree Gummalam


Chutney is an indian condiment made with herbs and spices, that is served as side dishes to numerous meals. This time, Indoindians is presenting a spicy coconut chutney for all of you to make at home!


  • Grated coconut-1 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies fresh or lightly roasted- 2 to 4(according to your spice level)
  • Jeera- 1 level tsp
  • Chutney Dal/ Channa Dal roasted- 2 tbsp
  • Tamarind puree- 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp or to taste
  • Sugar – a pinch
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Fresh Coriander/ curry leaves/ mint leaves- about 1/2 cup


1. First grind the chutney dal and jeera in the blender.
2. Add coconut, salt, green chillies, tamarind and grind till coarsely ground.
3. Add 1/2 cup water and grind again.
4. Finally add coriander leaves and grind till the leaves are coarsely ground.

For Tarka:

1. Heat Oil- 1 Tbsp
2. Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
3. Dried Red chilli-1
4. Urad dal- 1 tsp
5. Kari patta- 10 leaves
6. A pinch of hing

Add to the above chutney and serve!! This recipe will make as much as two dishes of chutney.

Coconut Chutney by Jayashree Gummalam
Coconut Chutney by Jayashree Gummalam