1 cup of fresh ground coconut (can be found in the freezer section of Indian grocer or substitute with dry coconut found in the bakery section. If you are using dry coconut wash and rinse it once)
2 green chill or according to taste
a few cilantro leaves
1/2 cup yogurt
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoon of oil
1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds
2 teaspoon of channa dal
2 teaspoon of urad dal
Grind the coconut, chili and cilantro with enough water. Pour it into a bowl mix and add salt and yogurt.
For seasoning heat oil when it is hot add the channa and urad dal. When the dal sizzles add mustard. When the mustard crackles add it to the ground coconut.
Coconut chutney is easy to make. This is served as a side dish to idli, dosai, uppma, pongal and many other dishes. Chutney gives these dishes the just right match.