Ever had a dosa and relished the milky, nutty, tasty coconut chutney! Today we will make Coconut Chutney For Dosa which is so very easy to make.
South Indian food is incomplete without Coconut Chutney or quite famously called Nariyal ki chutney. The chutney enhances the taste of dosa/idli and my most favourite part of eating dosa. Second servings are a must.
Lets see how we can make it at home.
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Directions to make Coconut Chutney For Dosa-
1 tbsp chana dal
3/4 cup chopped fresh coconut (I like to peel the skin but it’s optional)
Salt as per taste
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp Rai/mustard seeds
A pinch of hing
7-8 curry leaves
optional ingredients for chutney just for flavor add-
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
green chillies as per your taste
Some sour curd
In a pan firstly roast chana dal till fragrant.
In a blender add the dal and give it a blend.
Dal should be mostly powdered.
Now add coconut and blend again.
You will need water for blending.
You could also use some curd for blending.
Add any optional ingredients like ginger garlic or chillies
Add salt as per taste.
Once you get a smooth chutney like consistency, pour in a serving bowl.
For tempering heat the oil.
Immediately pour rai, hing and curry leaves.
Mix it with the prepared chutney.
Serve with dosa, idli.
Makes about a cup and a half of chutney enough for 3-4 people.
Use this chutney within 24 hours.
Since this chutney is enjoyed fresh you can’t really freeze it.
To instantly make chutney you could peep the skin and chop the coconut in small peices and freeze it. Whenever you need chutney just blend again.
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