Wet Coconut Chutney is an extremely easy and tasty recipe. You can complement this chutney with any south Indian dish as well as any parathas. Nutritional values of this chutney makes it healthy and medically beneficial. There are many variations of this chutney.
Lets see the simple recipe...
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Quantity: 1.25 Cups
Taste: Chilly Spicy
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What are ingredients in coconut chutney?
How to prepare coconut chutney?
Take 1 cup grated coconut into the mixture pot.
Add 4-5 cut green chillies into it.
Add 1 inch ginger, cut into pieces into it.
Add 3-4 cut garlic cloves into it.
Add ½ cup coriander leaves into it.
Add 5-6 curry leaves.
Add 1 cup water.
Add 1 teaspoon salt.
Add1 teaspoon sugar.
Blend it. Check the consistency. If you want more liquid then add ½ cup of water and blend it again.
Take this mixture in the bowl.
For Tadka , take a tadka pan, switch on the gas and add 2 teaspoon of oil in it.
When oil gets heated, add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds in it.
Then add 1 teaspoon urad dal in it.
Add, ½ spoon of turmeric powder, 4-5 curry leaves in the tadka pan.
Pour this tadka on the blended coconut chutney.
Ready to serve.
Variations of this chutney
How to serve?
How to preserve?
This is wet chutney. So, store it in a plastic container and store it in the refrigerator. It can be stored for 2-3 days in the refrigerator. We can store it in the deep freeze for a month.
Benefits of coconut chutney
This is a mixture of coconut, coriander leaves, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and green chillies. All ingredients have health benefits. The main element is coconut.
Other elements of coconut chutney are coriander leaves, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and green chillies. These elements are also having health benefits.
Overall, wet coconut chutney is healthy to eat.
You can also read "5 Impressive Benefits of Coconut"
Disadvantages of coconut chutney
Different recipes of coconut chutney
Until now, there are many different versions of coconut chutney recipes available. Different recipes can be made by adding different ingredients like curd, chana dal, peanut, beetroot, spinach, mint and many more of our choice.
Though this chutney is an essential part of south Indian cuisine, it is accepted everywhere. Dosa/Idli/Appe/Uthappa is not complete without coconut chutney.
My experience with this chutney
South Indian dishes taste superb with coconut chutney which can be made in different styles. I always prepare wet coconut chutney with south Indian dishes. Idli and Dosa cooked at home are incomplete with wet coconut chutney.
Everyone at home loves this chutney and can't imagine dosa or idli without it. I even make this chutney with stuffed parathas. My efforts are always to make this chutney due to its nutritional values.
How do you keep coconut chutney fresh?
You can keep coconut chutney in a plastic container and store in the refrigerator for 6-7 days. Even you can store it in deep freeze for a month.
Is coconut chutney good for health?
Yes. Coconut chutney is good for health.
What do you eat coconut chutney with?
Coconut chutney is basically complemented with south Indian cuisine like Idli/Dosa/Medu Vada/Uttapam. Even we can eat it with our regular meal.
Can we freeze coconut chutney?
Yes. We can store coconut chutney in the deep freeze.
What happens if you eat too much coconut?
Anything eaten in large quantities is not good for health. It may increase the cholesterol level.
Does coconut chutney increase weight?
In conclusion, me and my entire family like Wet Groundnut Chutney very much with South Indian Dishes. It's simple, easy, nutritional and delicious. Try it , Share it and I am sure people will ask you about its recipe.