Medium Spicy Coconut and Roasted Bengal gram lentils Chutney (for Idly,Dosa,upma,Vada

This Chutney is served with all time favorite Savories or break fast recipes like Idly,Vada,Dosa and Upma etc. My sons used to call this chutney white coconut chutney,because of this color.It is a very good accompanist to all Indian savory is very easy to make.


  1. Fresh coconut                                                                    1/2 kennel
  2. Roasted  Bengal gram(Putna,Dalia,Gulla sanaga pappu)      1 cup(around 50ml)
  3. Green chillies                                                                     2
  4. Salt                                                                                   1/2 tea spoon(generally in this chutney takes less salt.)
  5. Water                                                                               1/2 cup
  1. Vegetable oil                    1 tablespoon
  2. (Red chillies                       2(small red chillies i used here,red cillies are optional for seasoning)
  3. Mustard seeds                  1 tea spon
  4. Cumin seeds                     1/2 tea spoon
  5. Asafoteda                         pinch
  6. Curry leaves                     3,4

  1. Cut coconut in to small pieces.Clean green chillies and cut into small pieces.
  2. Take coconut pieces,roasted bengal gram and green chillies in a mixie jar and grind well.
  3. Now add salt in this mixture and add little amount of water and grind well.Check the chutney is too thick then add little amount of water and grind well to become smooth.
  4. Take this chutney  in a bowl.
  5. Heat oil in a small pan add red chillies,mustard seeds,cumin seeds and black gram fry for few min.well till the  mustard seeds splutter and add asafoteda and curry leaves and turn off the flame.
  6. Add this seasoning to the chutney and mix well.
  7. Serve with Idly or Upma or Dosa or Vada etc.


  1. Chutney looks so delicious !! Goes well with idlys and dosas!!

  2. Absolutely divine, delectable chuteny..

  3. best idli chutney ever!...I eat more chutney than idlis!...looks tempting!
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

  4. My all time favourite chutney, love it..

  5. Looks delicious. Perfect with Idli

  6. Aromatic n authentic chutneys which will taste delicious with idlis n dosas .You have a nice blog,following you .I liked your other blog too which showed your lovely garden .

  7. Loved all the awesome ingredients you used here..delicious chutney!!

    US Masala

  8. DEAR RANI ..A very interesting and different recipe lentils with coconut .. write it down for testing ...thousand kisses .MARIMI

  9. My all time favourite.lovely chutney with idlies and dosai.

  10. delicious chutney :) yummy and happy to follow ur delicious space :)


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