Coconut Chutney

 

Ingredients

½ cup fresh coconut grated or chopped

2 tbsp fried gram / bhuna chana/ pottukadalai or dry roasted chana dal

½ tsp jeera/ cumin

1 to 2 green chilies

Salt as needed

1 garlic clove

water as needed

 

Seasoning

¾ tbsp. oil

¼ tsp mustard

½ to ¾ tsp urad dal

Pinch of hing

1 sprig curry leaves

1 broken red chili

 

What to do

Blend all the ingredients well without adding water. Scrape the sides and add water just as needed. Blend again. Adjust salt as needed. Heat a pan with oil on a low flame, add mustard, red chilli and urad dal. Saute until golden. Add curry leaves and hing. Off the heat. Saute until the leaves turn crisp. Pour this over the chutney.

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