Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Coconut chutney


1 1/2 cups fresh grated coconut
1 tsp ginger grated
3 to 5 green chillies chopped
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp salt

tempering
1/2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp curry leaves
1 dry red chillie broken without seeds

Leave the tamarind pulp in the warm water until the tamarind is soft then take the puree and discard the pulp.
Using a blender grind the grated coconut, ginger, green chillies with tamarind water and salt until it is a paste and keep it aside.
Heat oil add mustard seeds, curry leaves and chillie pieces. When mustard sputters add it to the ground mixture and serve this chutney with Indian pancakes (dosa), steamed savoury cakes (idly) and fried snacks like vada.

For a variation add coriander leaves or mint when grinding the paste.

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99 comments:

  1. chutney is looking so inviting in coconut cover.addition of imli plup is new to me

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  2. chutney is looking so inviting in coconut cover

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  3. Looks yummy with a lovely presentation..:)

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  4. Coconut and ginger are terrific, this chutney looks great. I'm assuming that a chutney such as this is equivalent to a "relish".

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  5. Nice presentation. I love coconut chutney. I add onion and cilantro as u mentioned with it. My mom says that will bring out the taste of hotel chutney. Looks delicious.

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  6. yum-coconut and tamarind sounds great together. Unusual but no doubt delicious chutney.

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  7. Delicious chutney...nice presentation..

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  8. looks very yummy! sometimes we also add green mango for the sourness :)

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  9. chutney sounds amazing....nice to serve it in the shells....

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  10. Coconut chutney looks so good n addition to tamarind pulp is new to me...very unique presentation :) superb !!!

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  11. mmmmm... mashAllah. As always, it looks amazing and yummy :) JazakAllahu khairan for sharing, dear sis! Love the coconut as a bowl detail, makes it look more tasty :) You've been awarded on my blog with the butterfly award!

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  12. aahh..my favorite kind of chutney!! I add the ginger sometimes and sometimes, no ginger! But yeah, this is how I make my chutney too :)

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  13. love love love this wow brillant idea! coconut yum!

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  14. Looks super and the presentation looks very appealing

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  15. fresh coconut..that must be one of the freshest coconut chutney!

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  16. What a beautiful presentation dear!
    US Masala

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  17. Loved the way you have served it.

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  18. I love ginger flavored chutney,nice presentation...

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  19. I think I want this fresh coconut chutney all by my myself :) Nice click!

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  20. Now this is a super creative chutney! I have never heard of this, but must make. :)

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  21. Wow! Looks wonderful. I'll try this. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. What a clever idea to serve it in a coconut dish..and recipe is perfect!!! I love it!

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  23. That's pure torture ! My God I am drooling.Nice,ethnic presentation!

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  24. Quick flavourful n yummy chutney...anytime my fav

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  25. Chutney looks so yum and wonderful presentation.

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  26. Nice n yummy chutney....looks delicious..:)

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  27. Love this chutney recipe! very tempting and nice presentation.

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  28. I don't add tamarind ..this seems interesting ...nice pic

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  29. I only I could buy the coconuts..... this sounds wonderful. Diane

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  30. We always have this chutney with tosai, its a great combo and lovely presentation in the coconut shell, nice.

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  31. wonderful idea to serve coconut chutney :-)

    I recently posted a recipe for Mini Mango Cheesecake . Please have a look at it when you have time.

    -Lavanya.
    http://recipecongeries.blogspot.com

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  32. Delicious chutney, love this with idli or dosa. Presentation looks very nice in a coconut shell.

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  33. How many uses I can think of for this!

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  34. looks yum..and specially luved the cute presentation !

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  35. Well done! Coconut with tamarind just sounds amazing :)

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  36. looks delicious !! well presented

    You can send this recipe to my ongoing event

    Ongoing Event - CC-Roti Pachadi/Chutney

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  37. nice presentation, sometimes i add ginger and a very small bit of garlic too.

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  38. I love coconut chutney,love the addition of ginger...sure the taste would be nice...

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  39. What a delicious side - so versatile and useful. Thank you for the recipe!

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  40. That looks lovely!! great clicks

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  41. Yummy coconut chutney!! Love the way you have dished it out!!!

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  42. nice presentation...chutney sounds yummy.

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  43. Delicious and tempting chutney..perfect for doas

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  44. what an amazing presentation!! best ever

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  45. Sempre ricette fresce e interessanti fai,bravissimo!!!;-))
    Un bacio*

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  46. beautifully presented...awesome idea...best part is ...we don't need to wash it ;-)) he he..

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  47. I can never enjoy Dosa or Idly without coconut chutney .. love the presentation!

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  48. I shared some awards with u...please collect them from my blog...tc..enjoy..:)

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  49. This condiment has a way of sneaking into our weekly menu very often. And I love the simplicity of the recipe. Btw, lovely styling!

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  50. Lovely presentation..delicious chutney

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  51. Am loving this presentation. Would I be horrible if I say I want to steal it for coconut ice cream...lol!

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  52. The picture makes my mouth water... I wanna dip some dosa in it :)

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  53. The recipe looks and sounds amazing and I like the idea of presenting it in a coconut shell!

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  54. wow it's easy to prepare and looks tasty too

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  55. The south to TN, we use this ginger flovoured chutney with idly n lemon rice for a day outing lunch most of the time. :-) like ur pic n chutney...

    Cheers,
    Uma
    http://umaskitchenexperiments.blogspot.com

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  56. Look at that! Thanks for transporting us to exotic dreamland in that coconut.

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  57. Awesome presentation!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  58. Lovely presentation and yummy coconut chutney....I am missing my dosa!!:)

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  59. My absolute favorite chutney, and love that you served it in the coconut shell!

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  60. Oh wow...what a great idea for a chutney :)
    Gorgeous!

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  61. WOW!!! This is absolutely tempting & yummy!!!

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  62. hi Akheela
    I would never have thought of coconut chutney, what an outstanding dish! Wow....you never cease to amaze me with your creations.
    Cheers
    Dennis

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  63. That looks & sounds wonderful. What a lovely presentation! Great idea!

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  64. Chutney looks inviting, I liked your presentation, it's a very comforting chutney for any dish.

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  65. Lovely presentation and yummmooo chutney :)

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  66. This sounds like a wonderful condiment...and so perfect served in a coconut shell bowl =)

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  67. This had my mouth watering! Lovely presentation.

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  68. All of those flavors together are amazing!! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  69. Wow, this is a new idea to me...but I have a feeling I wouldn't be able to resist its spicy deliciousness~

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  70. commented just now, but cant remember where i sent that one to :) anyway, love this recipe. would try it soon. thanks for sharing :)

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  71. Greatb presentation. THis sounds yummy.

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  72. Its been a long while since I had this kind of chutney, fresh grated coconut is great

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  73. Sounds fantastic, never had coconut chutney before. Yum!

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  74. liked the presentation immensely akheela !

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  75. Wonderful presentation! Great idea to use the coconut as the bowl.

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  77. I LOVE your presentation!! I wish I could dig in!! :)

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  78. Such an interesting recipe! Love that you served it in a coconut shell!

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  79. THis one really caught my eye! Love the photo... and everything else about it!

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  80. What a pretty presentation for this delicious chutney! makes me crave for idlis with coconut and coriander chutney :-)

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  82. Lovely presentation! it looks yumm... goes great with dosas and wadas :)
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  83. Wow, that's a great sounding combination of flavors. I love coconut. I'll have to try this one out.

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  84. Nice presentation with the coconut there..

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