Coconut chutney

Cocount chutney2


This dip is very unique and incredible.  The coconut with the cilantro is amazing together.

Health Benefits:

Eating coconuts are excellent for one’s immunity. They are antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-parasitic, meaning they kill harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Coconut in any form will help treat some of mankinds worst and most resilient of illnesses such as influenza, giardia, lice, throat infections, urinary tract infections, tapeworms, herpes, gonorrhoea, bronchitis, and numerous other ailments caused by microbial.

Yields-1 cup
Preparation time-10 minutes
Cooking time-5 minutes


  • Desiccated coconut-1/2cup
  • Roasted dalia/pappu- 2tbsp
  • Green chillies-1-2 (as per spice preferred)
  • Tamarind pulp-2tsp
  • Fresh coriander /cilantro- a handfull
  • Salt- to taste

For tempering:

  • Oil-2tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1tsp
  • Curry leaves-8-10
  • Red chilli-1


  • Combine coconut, roasted dalia, green chilli, tamarind pulp, fresh coriander, salt in a blender/food processor and whizz until crushed.
  • Add some water about ½-3/4cup (depending on the consistency) and blend to a smooth chutney and transfer to a bowl.

For tempering:

  • In a small pan, bring oil to heat, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilli and as they splutter, turn off the flame and pour over the chutney.
  • Mix well and serve

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Serving suggestions:

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Maize meal Idli

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Instant Savoury vegetable pancakes

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on July 24, 2015, in Dips, Indian. Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. Totally agree with you.. Tastes incredible. I would suggest you to use fresh coconut for once and you would see how much of a difference it brings 🙂

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  2. I love coconut chutney soooooooo much 🙂 It’s my favourite thing to ask for when I visit my family!


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