Coconut Chutney (Red)

Red Coconut Chutney Recipe

Red Coconut Chutney Recipe is a popular side dish recipe to use with idli, dosa, etc. This is very tasty, easy to prepare curry recipe from South India.

There are many verities of coconut chutney in South India. This is one of the common version which is served as a side dish for breakfast. Another version white coconut chutney recipe is also available in this site. It is called as chammanthi curry in malayalam. This recipe is very simple and delicious to serve with breakfast.

Preparation Time: 10 – 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 – 10 Minutes

Servings: 3 persons

Main Ingredients: Coconut

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Vegetarian, Side Dish


Coconut: 2 cups (grated)

Shallots: 6 – 7 numbers

Red chilly powder: ¼ teaspoon

Kashmiri chilly powder: ½ tsp

Mustard: ½ teaspoon

Curry leaves: 4 – 5 numbers

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Salt: as required

Method to Prepare Red Coconut Chutney Recipe

1. Grind coconut, shallots, red chili powder, kashmiri chili powder with little water.

2. Heat oil in a pan.

3. Put mustard & when it splutters add curry leaves & sauté then add 2 chopped shallots to it & fry.

4. To this add coconut paste with salt & little water in a semi thick consistency.

5. Saute well for 5 minutes & switch off flame.

Your coconut chutney is ready to serve. Serve with dosa or idli. It can also be used as a curry for many other dishes. 

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