Green Coconut Chutney

This simplest of condiments is a must when eating dosa or idli.

It’s an uncomplicated blend of fresh or dried coconut, green chilli, garlic, fresh coriander & or mint and salt. That’s it!

south indian indli with green coconut chutney

Fresh Green Coconut Chutney

A staple in South Indian and Sri Lankan Tamil cooking, it goes with just about anything, but always with dosa and idli
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Course condiment
Cuisine Indian, Sri Lankan, tamil


  • 1/2 fresh coconut cut into chunks – I leave the brown skin on OR
  • 1 tea-cup frozen coconut OR
  • 2/3 tea-cup grated dissicated coconut
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2-4 fresh green chillies
  • a bunch of coriander leaves mint or a mixture of the two also works well
  • salt to taste


  • if using dissicated coconut rehydrate in a little water for about 30 mins
  • put all the ingredients in a blender with enough water to achieve a smooth creamy paste
  • serve with your favourite South Indian or Sri Lankan dish

2 Replies to “Green Coconut Chutney”

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks For Sharing this amazing recipe. My family loved it. I will be sharing this recipe with my friends. Hope the will like it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating