Coconut Chutney /

Diwali Dishes


  • 1 cup shredded fresh coconut
  • 1/3 cup gram dal
  • 1 tbsp. peanut peeled, crushed
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar


Grind all the ingredients (except those for seasoning) together. Use a stone hand/electric grinder or mini grinder or a mixie, in that order of preference. Stone ground chutneys will always give a better flavour and texture. Grind till smooth. Heat oil and add the seasoning ingredients. Pour hot oil over the chutney. Mix gently. Serve fresh with dosas, idlis, upma, utthapams, vadas, etc. Making time : 20 minutes (excluding grinding time) Makes : 1 1/2 cups Shelf life : Best used same day.