Tomato Coconut Chutney

Tomato coconut chutney

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Oil – 3/4 – 1 tsp

2. Dried red chilies – 2, broken

    Urad dal – 1/2 tsp

2. Tomato – 2 small, chopped

    Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

3. Salt – To taste

4. Tamarind – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

To season

5. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilly – 1(optional)

    Curry leaves – A few


1. Heat oil in a pan. Add urad dal and broken dried red chilies. Saute for a minute until urad dal turns golden and dried red chilies turn crisp. Transfer to a small bowl.

2. In the remaining oil, saute chopped tomatoes until mushy. Add grated coconut and salt, to taste. Cook for a minute. Switch off.

3. Grind dried red chilies and urad dal in the small jar of a mixie. Next add tomato-coconut mixture, tamarind and grind until you get the consistency of chutney.

4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a  pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilly and curry leaves. Pour over the chutney. Enjoy with idli/dosa.  

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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