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    Coconut Chutney / Coconut Dip / Thengai Chutney

    Coconut chutney is one of my favorite dip. There are lots of chutneys prepared in India. Chutneys are made with different vegetables and Indian spices. This is another dip which is healthy and very easy to make. Coconut is one of the main ingredient in a lot of Indian food. recipes, it is packed with nutrients and so very good for health. Coconut makes dishes taste more richer. This is an instant dip that can be used as dips for Dosa, Idly, Vada, Poori etc. If it is not seasoned then it is called 'Coconut Thogayal/Thengai Thogayal' So now we can learn two recipes from a single post!! You can differentiate them like this, the unseasoned dip is called Thogayal and the seasoned dip is known as chutney!!


    1. Coconut - 8 pieces (1 inch long) or Grated coconut - 10 spoons
    2. Green chillies - 1 or 2 
    3. Curry leaves - 2 or 3
    4. Garlic pods - 1
    5. Cumin seeds - 1/2 spoon
    6. Roasted chana dal - 1 spoon (optional)
    7. Salt - 1/2 spoon
         For seasoning (for making chutney)
    1. Small onions - 2
    2. Mustard seeds - 1/2 spoon
    3. Urad dal/Bengal gram/Ulutham paruppu - 1/2 spoon
    4. Curry leaves - 2
    5. Oil - 2 spoons


    RECIPE 1:

    • Simple Coconut Dip/Coconut Thogayal/Thengai Thogayal 
      • Grind all the ingredients (except seasoning ingredients) together until it becomes a paste.
      • Serve!!

    Simple yet yummy Simple Coconut Dip/Coconut Thogayal/Thengai Thogayal/ is ready!!!!

    OK so...

    Lets see how to make chutney!! 
    RECIPE 2:
    • Coconut Chutney/Coconut Dip/Thengai Chutney.
      • Grind all the ingredients (except seasoning ingredients) together until it becomes a paste.
      • In a pan add oil and fry mustard seeds, urad dal, chopped onions and curry leaves for a minute.
      • Add the coconut paste and 1/4 cup of water to the pan and add salt if necessary.
      • Just cook for a minute.
      • Remove from flame and serve!!

    TIP 1: Both the recipes are delicious. If you do not want to have the dip raw seasoning it is the best idea.

    TIP 2: Roasted chana dal increases the taste and quantity. But anyway it is optional.

    Coconut Chutney/Coconut Dip/Thengai Chutney is now ready. Goes good with Vada, Dosa, Idly and Poori.

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