Coconut Chutney / Thengai Pottukadalai Chutney is one of the easy and tasty chutney. There are so many varieties of coconut chutney that is prepared in every house hold of Tamil Nadu. Here we are going to see the basic preparation of the coconut chutney that is famous in Tamil Nadu. This post is mostly for the beginners in cooking.
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How to make Coconut Chutney / Thengai chutney with pottukadalai
Coconut - 1 cup (grated)
Roasted Gram (pottukadalai) - 1/3 cup
Green chillies - 3
Onion - 1 small (optional)
Garlic - 1 clove (optional)
Salt - as per taste
Water - as required
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 2 pinch
Urud dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
1. Add the coconut, roasted gram, green chillies, onion, garlic, salt with little water and grind to a coarse paste. If you need, add some more water.
2. The chutney should be not be too thick or too watery. So add water little by little. The consistency should be something as shown below.