Coconut chutney recipe | Coconut chutney with coconut powder

What is Coconut Chutney Recipe?

Coconut chutney recipe is a mix of coconut and some spices. It is smooth in texture, delicious in taste and indispensable for south Indian preparations such as idli, sambar etc. It is very flavour and very simple to make.

Let’s talk about the ingredients for Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney calls for coconut, obviously!! Typically it is made using fresh coconut. however, this recipe shows to make coconut chutney using desiccated coconut. Many flavors in form of ginger, chilies, cashew nuts, peanuts, lemon juice etc are added. And it is finished with the basic tempering of curry leaves and red chilies.

Other chutneys on the blog are

Green chutney, chutney for sandwichesgarlic chilli chutney etc.


Coconut and many other awesome flavors, deliciously combined – COCONUT CHUTNEY

Coconut Chutney Recipe

Course                   Side Dish
Cuisine                  South Indian
Prep Time             5 Minutes
Cook Time            10 Minutes
Servings                1 cup

Ingredients for Coconut Chutney

For chutney

½ cup desiccated coconut

½ cup water or as required

Salt to taste

1 tsp sugar

1 inch piece of ginger, chopped

1 green chilli, chopped

½ tsp cumin seeds

Handful of roasted peanuts

Handful of cashews

Juice of 1 lemon

For tempering

1 tsp oil

1 tsp mustard seeds

1-2 whole red chillies

Handful of curry leaves

How to make Coconut Chutney

1. Grind all the ingredients of chutney using water

Put all the ingredients in a grinder jar and make a smooth paste using as much water as required.


2. Prepare the tempering

Heat 1 tsp oil. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds. Once they crackle, break and add 1 whole dry red chilli. Let it puff up. Switch off the flame and add handful of chopped curry leaves.


3. Add tempering to chutney

Mix the tempering in the chutney.


4. Bon appétit

Enjoy this delicious chutney with delicious south Indian preparations.

Coconut chutney recipe


  • You may also use this recipe to make chutney using fresh coconut. The quantity of water might vary.

Watch Video – How to Make Coconut Chutney Recipe



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