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June 5, 2011

Quick Lemony Coconut Chutney for Tifiins

Ingredients :

Chopped Fresh Coconut : 1 cup
Green Chillies : 5
Dried red chilli : 1
Mustard Seeds : 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/4 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/4 ts
Lemon Juice to taste
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing
Few curry leaves
Oil

Method :

Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add the split green chillies and fry for a minute. Switch off the flame and let it cool completely. Put the chopped coconut, fried green chillies, lemon juice, salt and little water in a blender and grind into a smooth paste. Transfer the chutney into a cup and set aside. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. When they start to splutter, add the red chilli, hing and curry leaves and fry for few seconds. Add this tadka to the chutney and mix well. Serve with idli, dosa , pongal or upma.

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28 comments:

  1. Loved this tangy, lemony chutney..Perfect with idlis..Mom makes a similar one...This version is better than adding tamarind... :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  2. I double like this chutney, only change is we add tamaring instead of lemon juice.. Feel like munching some dosas now

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  3. Delicious chutney to go with dosa or idli.

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  4. lemon juice should make the chutney more tangy and yumm..isn't it?

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  5. Chutney looks very delicious and inviting.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. This is nice... a welcome change from tamarind :-)

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  7. Nice lemon touch ...looks so yum

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  8. loved the lemony twist to chutney !

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  9. Nice and tangy lemony chutney...I too would prefer this over tamarind based chutney.

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  10. Adding lemon juice is a very lovely idea. Looks wonderful.

    -Lavanya
    http://recipecongeries.blogspot.com

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  11. Tangy chutney sounds super interesting,thanks for sharing..

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  12. interesting...thanks for sharing the tip :P

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  13. really nice ! thanks for sharing..
    मेरी नयी पोस्ट पर आपका स्वागत है : Blind Devotion - स्त्री अज्ञानी ?

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  14. Chutney looks very nice, yummy and perfect with idli and dosa.

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  15. Thats a great twist to the coconut chutney...so so delicious..bookmarked

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  16. Coconut with chillies, very original!
    Cheers,

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  17. Never used lemon with this chutney...seems a nice alternative when we can't get tamarind. Looks so great.

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  18. never tried adding lemon juice...sounds super tangy which i love :)

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  19. Oh yummy yummyy chutney..

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

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  20. Coconut chutney with lemon?! Looks amazing.....must definitely try this version sometime!

    Vegetarian Cultural Creatives

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  21. Addition of lemon in this chutney is tempting......i am happy to follow your wonderful blog..

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  22. that is a very pretty picture..i love coconut chutney

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  23. Addition of lemon juice is very new to me ...would love to give a try ...

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