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Coconut Chutney / Thengai Pottukadalai Chutney
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
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.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Akila
  • 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
To Temper
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 2 pinch
  • Urud dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coconut roasted gram chutney
  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.
  3. Now in a small pan, add oil and when hot, add the mustard seeds and when it splutters, add the urud dal and when it is light brown, add the curry leaves and fry for a min.
  4. Transfer this tempering to the chutney.
  5. thengai pottukadalai chutney
  6. Easy Coconut Chutney / Thengai Chutney is ready