November 07, 2012

Idlia and Roasted Chutney

Every day begins with Idly or Dosai for brahmins. In our house my Amma used to make different varities of chutnies; one of the chutney is this fried coconut chutney. I consider myself a specialist in making the chutnies. I thought I will share this simple yet very yummy chutney with you guys.

Ingredients for the Chutney:

1cup Grated Coconut
3 Green Chillies or dry chillies
1tbsp Channa Dal
1 Small onion
1 Small tomato
Small Ginger
4 Curry leaves
Salt for taste

For tempering/thalikka:

1tbsp Oil
1tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
3 Curry leaves


1. Pre-heat the oil thea kadai put channa dal fry till gloden brown.Add the chopped onion,ginger chillis fry for 7-8mts.

2. Now,put the tomato,curry leaves salt fry for 5mts then grated coconut fry the coconut for 5mts.

3. Grind the fry coconut & pour in a vessel.

4. Now pre-heat the oil in a same pan & splutter the mustard seed,urad dal & curry leaves & pour into the vessel.

5. Fried coconut chutney is ready you can serve with idle & dosai.

For Idly:

1. Soak 4 glass of rice (Puzhukkalari) 1 glass of Pachari 1/4 to 1/2 cup of urad dal and 1 handfull of soya bean for atleast for 4 hours & grind them in grinder.put salt to the batter whip it  keep it for atleast 5-6 hours.

2. The batter rises in 4-5 hours.You can make idly using the Idly vessel.

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