Sunday, May 27, 2007

Too good Coconut Chutney

This is a fabulous recipe of Nariyal Chutney for south indian dishes.

Serves 8

1/2 cup freshly grated or desiccated kokonut powder (नारियल का बुरा)
1/4 cup roasted channa or Channe ki dal ( split gram) - roasted
1 green chilli - chopped
1 Onion - chopped
3/4 tsp salt or to taste
1 cup sour curd ( खट्टी दही)

For Tadka (Baghar)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp sarson ( Mustard seeds)
1-2 dry red chillies - broken into small pieces
A few Green curry leaves

1. Put together all the Chutney ingredients in a mixer grinder.
2. Add enough curd to get the right consistency.
3. Put it aside in a bowl.
4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a small karai (pan) and add sarson.
5. Once they start splattering add red chillies to it.
6. Remove from fire and pour it immediately over the chutney.
7. Mix well and serve with Idlies/ Dosa.

Imp Tip:
Adding channe ki dal will enhance its flavour manier times. Its a must for a delicious chutney.
To roast it you can either dry roast in microwave or pan or take 1 tsp oil and roast it till reddish brown..they add a crunch to the chutney.