Coconut Chutney


Indian coconut chutney to be served with dosa and idli (steamed rice and lentil cakes).

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 servings


  • ½ fresh whole coconut, drained and grated

  • ½ cup plain yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 3 fresh red chili peppers, chopped

  • ½ teaspoon mustard seed

  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds


  1. Place the coconut and yogurt in a blender or food processor. Process to a paste-like consistency. Transfer to a medium bowl.

  2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in chili peppers, mustard seed, and cumin seeds. Cook until mustard seeds start to pop. Spoon over the coconut mixture. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
10g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 181mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.