Apr 13, 2012

Thattukada style coconut chutney

Thattukada Style Coconut Chutney

A simple and tasty coconut chutney, goes well with Dosa / Idli / Vada / Pakoda

Serves: 3


75 g (5 tablespoons) grated coconut

4 shallots (chuvannulli /piyyavu / small onion), chopped

1 teaspoon coriander powder

½ teaspoon red chilli powder

¼ teaspoon thick tamarind paste

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

2 tablespoon water

Extra 50 ml (1/4 cup) water


Transfer all the ingredients (except extra 50 ml water) in a small mixer bowl and make a smooth paste. Adjust the consistency of the chutney with extra 50 ml water.

For the Seasoning:

1 teaspoon cooking oil

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon cumin ( jeera ) seeds

3 curry leaves

For the seasoning:

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they pop, add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Saute on a low heat for 2 minutes. Pour this seasoning over chutney. Serve with dosa / idli / pongal / medu vada / dal vada....


Shobha said...

Nice chutney and yummy vadas to go with it.

R said...

yummy chutney! the vadas look awesome too...