Author Notes: Coconut chutney is a delicious creamy vegan chutney from South India. It can also be used as a vegan dressing or spread to add that coconuty flavor to your dish.
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
cups Grated coconut(fresh)
tablespoons Split Bengal gram
pieces Green chilies
teaspoon Mustard seeds
pieces Curry leaves
teaspoon Cooking oil
Salt, as per taste
- Dry roast Bengal gram over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or till they become fragrant.
- In a grinder, add coconut, roasted Bengal gram, green chilies, ginger, salt, water and grind to make a paste. Add water to adjust the consistency. Take out in a bowl.
- Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start crackling, add the curry leaves. Saute for 10 seconds (don’t let them burn) and turn the pan over the bowl to temper the chutney.
- Serve with any South Indian dish like idli/ vada/ dosa or use as a vegan spread or dressing.