Thursday, 8 January 2015

South Indian Style Dried Coconut Chutney


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Dried Coconut Chutney


Spicy and delicious South Indian Style Coconut Chutney.

Ingredients:
  • 90 g Dried Coconut slices
  • 2 red chillies de seeded
  • 120 g Natural Yoghurt (beaten)
  • 1/2 tablespoon light olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 red dried chilli
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon white urad dhal

Method:

1.In a frying pan dry roast the coconut slices for 3-4 minutes until they start to release a nutty fragrance and colour very slightly.2.Add the toasted coconut to the froothie blender together with the two red chillies and grind to a coarse texture.3.Transfer the coconut to a bowl and reserve a teaspoon full for garnish. To the rest of it add the salt, and yoghurt and mix well. 4.Transfer the yoghurt mixture to a serving dish.5.In a pan heat up the oil , when it is hot add the mustard seeds, urad dhal, red dried chilli and the curry leaves and wait for it all to crackle (This is called tempering).Immediately the ingredients start  to crackle, pour the tempering over the yoghurt mixture.Sprinkle the reserved coconut over the chutney too. The dried coconut chutney can be served with tortilla crisps,crisps or with any savoury snack.
Details
Prep time:10 mins Cooking Time:2 minutes Total time:12 mins Yield:1 bowl



I made my Coconut chutney in the Optimum 9400 blender, it is a great blender that will create amazing smoothies, ice creams, sorbets, smooths, nut milks in a jiffy. It also grates, slices and grinds. The Optimum 9400 is currently available at a special price of £ 329.00, it comes with a 30 day money back guarantee with free return postage of you are not totally satisfied with it. To read more about it and purchase one you can check my review here.

33 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great blender and I love coconut, so can only just imagine how lovely the coconut chutney is! :) x

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  2. I've never seen anything with this combination before, it sounds wonderful!

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  3. you are using that grinder fully , love this chutney

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  4. I also use dry coconut sometimes for making this chutney when I don't have fresh one.

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  5. This chutney would be perfect with dhoklas too. I have never tried making it South Indian style. The tempering must give it a lovely flavour.

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  6. I love coconut & chilli! Can't wait to try this!!

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  7. I have never had coconut chutney before, but anything with coconut is a win in my books!

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    Laura x x x

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  8. I would have never thought of putting those ingredients together but that sounds delicious x x

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  9. My mum loves coconut, I must forward this recipe over to her to try.

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  10. I am not a coconut fan, but it does sound really interesting x

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  11. I'm literally obsessed with chutneys, although I never made one, this is tempting me to finally give it a try!

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  12. This sounds really interesting and a little "different" which I like! Definitely something to try.

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  13. Unfortunately im not a fan of coconut but this sounds like something my dad would love so im going to pass this recipe along to him! Thanks x

    Jess - owlcrazymummy.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. I have never had this before, but that blender looks ace.

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  15. Oooh I know someone I could make this for especially! Thank you

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  16. something that i would definitely love, i love coconut and chilli , mmm my mouths watering in wonder
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  17. This is a very nice recipe would love to give it ago .

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  18. I'm not keen on coconut myself but I think my other half would love this :) xxx Thou Shalt Not Covet

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  19. Love coconut! Great recipe I'll bookmark it for later :)

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  20. Nice to have something different to try with our Indian meals. I always forget how big a country India is and how many styles of cooking there are!

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  21. Have never come across anything like this and it sounds delicious - have pinned to remind me to try it!

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  22. Im a big fan of coconut, but not sure this would be for me, lovely though it sounds x

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  23. Unlike the wife (her comment above) I cannot stand coconut in food, so this would be a no from me sorry.

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  24. Tom would totally love this, he loves chutneys x

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  25. I could see that being popular in our house. We love coconut!

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  26. Coconut is my absolute favourite thing, this sounds lovely.x

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  27. Never tried this kind of chutney before, but it looks really interesting. Lovely flavours.

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  28. I have never used dried coconut to make chutney. Great idea when I run out of fresh coconut.

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  29. Perfect with all the South Indian snacks.

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  30. I too love coconut! Great recipe :)

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  31. this sounds delicious- how long does it keep?

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