Monday, July 9, 2012

Coconut / thengai & Roasted gram Chutney ( nariyal ki chutney)

      This chutney is an easy and tasty accompaniment to iddly, dosa and vada. It's mild and creamy, adding more chilli will make it more spicier.
Roasted gram = Pottu kadalai, fried split chick peas, udacha kadalai, fried split garbanzo beans. we can find it in the indian groceries. 
Coconut and gram chutney
to grind:
1/2 cup         shredded coconut 
1 handful      roasted gram
3                  dry red chillies
to season:
2                small onion (shallots,sambar,vengayam)
few             curry leaves
few sprigs   coriander leaves
3 tsp           oil
1/4 tsp        mustard seed
1/2 tsp        urud dal
coconut and gram dal podi
Chutney and peanut podi with dosa
1. Grind the coconut, roasted gram/kadalai and red chillies with a little water to a fine paste. Transfer it to a dish.
2. Heat oil in a pan (med/low), add the mustard seeds and urud dal.
3. After the mustard seed splutters and urud dal turns a shade of brown, add the chopped onion and curry leaves, stir it till the onion turns brown, now add the coriander leaves.
4. Pour this contents over the ground coconut, add salt and stir it well. 
gran dal chutney
ingredients for chutney.....
coconut and kadalai chutney
Creamy chutney and dosa 

This chutney pairs well with iddly.
click here for fluffy Iddly recipe

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. If you try this recipe, please comment on it. I like to hear how it came out.
                                                            Enjoy :)

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