Creamy and Flavorful: Coconut Chutney – A Perfect Accompaniment to Elevate Your South Indian Meals

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 2 minutes

Total time: 7 minutes

Serving – 3 people



Coconut chutney is a south Indian chutney commonly served as a side dish with idli, dosa or vadas. This is an instant recipe.



Freshly grated coconut- ¾ cup

Dry red chillies- 3

Shallots- 2

Ginger- a small piece

Salt to taste.

Water- as required.


For tempering:

Mustard seed- ½ tsp.

Curry leaves- few

Dry Red chilli-1

Oil- 1 tbsp.


Preparation Method: Step by Step

  • Take the dry red chillies and burn it directly over the flame.


  • In a mixer take the freshly grated coconut, shallots, ginger and burnt red chillies. Blend it into a fine paste by adding require water.


  • Add salt and mix well. Transfer it into a bowl.


  • In a pan add oil, mustard seeds, dry red chili broken into two pieces and curry leaves. Let the mustard seeds flutter. Add this tempering over the chutney.


  • Instant coconut chutney is ready. Serve it with any type of dosas or idlis or vadas.



Red chillies can be replaced with green chillies.


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