No south Indian meal is complete without coconut chutney. You will always find your dosa, idli, uttapam, appam and south Indian meals served with different chutneys in restaurants. White coconut chutney is definitely present; there is another tangy yet creamy red chutney accompanying the coconut chutney, which lifts up the whole meal. That red chutney is also coconut chutney, mixed with tomatoes. It complements the nutty flavour of regular coconut chutney and adds a tinge of zing to the dish. So today we are going to learn how to make authentic, restaurant-style South Indian red coconut chutney at home.
If you are a fan of south Indian food and love to make it at home, why not enjoy it like you do in restaurants. Round off your special meal with this tomato coconut chutney, which is very easy to make. Food vlogger Ananya Banerjee shares a simple chutney recipe in this video posted on her YouTube channel 'The Saree Chef'.
Watch South Indian Tomato Coconut Chutney Recipe Video Here:
(Also Read: 5 Interesting Chutney Recipes You Should Try At Home)
Blend together diced onions and tomatoes to make a puree. Add grated coconut (freshly grated, if possible), whole red chillies, red chilli powder, salt, lime juice, and grind again. Then make tempering for the chutney by frying mustard seeds, hing, curry leaves and chana dal in oil. Pour over the chutney and serve.
Surprise your family with a full-fledged south Indian meal complete with regular coconut chutney and red coconut chutney. We are sure they are going to love it.
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