Coconut Chutney - Nariyal Chutney - Simple, Quick and Easy

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Dec. 03, 2013

Coconut chutney is a South Indian chutney-side-dish and condiment, a common in South Indian states. The condiment is made with coconut pulp ground with other ingredients such as tamarind and green chillies. It is served with Idli, Dosai and vadai.


Grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Green chillies 2 Medium ((to taste))
Ginger 1/2 Inch , peeled
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
Salt To Taste
Roasted chickpeas 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
For tempering
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Dried red chillies 2 Medium
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves sprig 1 Medium



1.In a blender add the coconut, ginger, garlic, green chillies and roasted chickpeas (if using). Pour a little water and blend till smooth. Transfer into a bowl and season with salt to taste.

2.In a small frying pan heat oil on medium and add the red chillies. Put in the mustard seeds, let them splutter and add the curry leaves. Pour it into the chutney.


3.Serve the chutney with dosa, idly or any other dish of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 120Calories from Fat 94

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 112 mg4.67%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet