Onion tomato chutney with coconut

Always bored of making coconut chutney for idli or dosa, try this onion tomato chutney for a change. This is yummy chutney you will make again and again.



Onion – 1/2 cup roughly chopped

Tomato – 1 medium sized chopped

Coconut – 1/4 cup grated

Channa dal – 2 tbsn

Ginger – 1 small piece

Curry leaves – few

Coriander leaves – few

Dry red chilli – 1 or 2

Salt – as required

Oil – 1 tsp


  • Heat oil in a pan and temper channa dal.
  • When it turns golden add onion, ginger and curry leaves.
  • When onion turns translucent add tomato and sauté till mushy.
  • Then add grated coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Stir for a minute. Switch off.
  • When it cools down,grind along salt with required water.
  • Serve with hot idli or dosa.



  1. You can increase or decrease dry red chilli according your taste.

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