This simple coconut chutney goes awesome with idli and dosa and can be made pretty quickly as a side dish, hence makes a common dish made at most homes in South India. This is a simple version of the chutney, you can also make it a lot spicier and interesting, depending on your taste buds.

Simple Coconut Chutney Recipe 

Ingredients 
Grated coconut – 3/4 of a cup
Green Chillies – 1 or 2
Fried Gram (Pottu Kadalai) – a handful
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp

Urud dal – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – very few 
Oil to splutter
Salt to taste 


Method 
Grind together the grated coconut, pottukadalai and green chillies along with water.
Add water as required, salt to taste.
Splutter mustard seeds and fry curry leaves and urud dal in the oil to season the chutney.
Serve instantly with idli or dosa!

You may add red chillies and garlic while you season to make it more flavorful!

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