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Thin Coconut-Red Chilli Chutney for idli/dosa

Ingredients:

  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Red chillies – 5 no
  • Oil – 1 tbs
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Split Urad dhal – 1 tsp
  • Asafoedita – 1 pinch
  • Curry leaves – 5 no
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

  1. Grind coconut, red chillies and salt into a thick paste.
  2. Add a little water and grind again to get a smooth paste.
  3. Add 2 cups of water to make a thin chutney.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and urad dhal.
  5. When they splutter add asafoedita and curry leaves. Mix it well with the chutney.

To have another variant of this chutney try the following:

6. Cut 4 small onions into thin slices and saute in oil till they turn golden brown and add it to chutney.

Thin Coconut-Green Chilli Chutney for idli/dosa

Ingredients:

  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Green chillies – 5 no
  • Ginger – nail size
  • Oil – 1 tbs
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Split Urad dhal – 1 tsp
  • Asafoedita – 1 pinch
  • Curry leaves – 5 no
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

  1. Grind coconut, green chillies, ginger and salt into a thick paste.
  2. Add a little water and grind again to get a smooth paste.
  3. Add 2 cups of water to make a thin chutney.
  4. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and urad dhal.
  5. When they splutter add asafoedita and curry leaves. Mix it well with the chutney.

To have another variant of this chutney try the following:

6. Cut 4 small onions into thin slices and saute in oil till they turn golden brown and add it to chutney.

Thick Red Chiili-Garlic Paste for Idli/dosa

Ingredients:

  • Red chilli – 10 no
  • Garlic gloves – 4 no
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

  1. Grind all the ingredients into thick paste. Add a little water to make a smooth paste.
  2. Before serving add one tbs gingelly/sesame oil to enhance the taste.

Roasted Red Chilli-Garlic Chutney for idli/dosa

Ingredients:

  • Red¬†chillies – 10 no
  • Garlic gloves – 4 no
  • Gingelly/sesame oil – 2 tbs
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Asafoedita – one pinch
  • Curry leaves – 5 no
  • Salt to taste

Procodure:

  1. Heat one tsp gingelly oil in a kadai.
  2. Saute red chilli and garlic till they turn golden brown. Allow it to cool and add salt.
  3. Grind all the ingredients into thick paste. Add a little water to make a thin, smooth paste.
  4. Heat one tsp gigelly oil in a kadai, add half tsp mustard seeds. When it splutters, add a pinch of asafoedita and five curry leaves.
  5. Mix it well with the chutney.

Thick Coconut-Red Chilli Chutney for idli/dosa

Ingredients:

  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Red chilli – 3 no
  • Small onions – 3 no
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

  1. Grind all the ingredients into a thick paste. Add a little water and grind again to make a smooth paste.
  2. Before serving add one tbs of gingelly/sesame oil to the chutney to enhance its taste.

Kolukkattai Coconut Chutney Pooranam

Ingredients:

  • Coconut 1/2
  • Red chilies 5
  • Asafoetida 1 pinch
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves

Procedure:

  1. Grind the coconut, red chilies, salt, and asafoetida with minimum water into thick chutney
  2. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and fry mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves till it splutters and then add it to the chutney and mix

Tomato Chutney

Ingredients:

  • Tomatoes 5 – diced
  • Onions 2 – sliced
  • Coconut 3 inch piece
  • Whole red or green chilies 6
  • Garlic 5 cloves
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Fennel 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1 inch
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Urad dal 1 tsp

Procedure:

  1. Prep:
    • Grind the coconut and fennel into paste
  2. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and fry tomatoes for a few minutes and then add onions and chilies
  3. When the onions have turned light brown add the coconut+fennel paste
  4. In separate pan heat 2 tsp of oil and fry cinnamon, mustard seeds, and ural dal till they splutter and add it to the chutney in step 3. Add salt and cook for 5 minutes

Brinjal Chutney

Ingredients:

  • Eggplant 500 grams (1 lb)
  • Onions 2; diced
  • Garlic 10 cloves
  • Ginger 1 inch piece – grated
  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • Green chillies 2 – split lengthwise
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seeds
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Cilantro

Procedure:

  1. Coat the eggplants in oil and saute them over direct flame. Remove the charred areas, if any, and wash the eggplant with water. Grind the eggplant coarsely
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard seeds, cinnamon stick, urad dal till they start to splutter
  3. Add the green chilies and onions and fry for a few minutes
  4. Add 1 cup of water, red chili powder, corriander powder, turmeric powder, and cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add the eggplant paste, salt, curry leaves, cilantro, and cook for 5 minutes or till the consistency is right