Coconut Chutney


This dip is a traditional south indian condiment that is served with almost every south indian dish. It is made with fresh coconut and helps in improving bowel movement and other digestion related issues.

Good for all doshas. The kapha and vata balancing properties can be enhanced by adding asafoetida.

Prep Time: 12 Minutes
Total Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 3 Cup



  1. Blend coconut together with ginger, green chilli, and cilantro into smooth paste, add water as necessary.
  2. For tempering, melt coconut oil in a saucepan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, and curry leaves, and dried chili. Wait till the seeds sputter.
  3. Pour the oil mixture over coconut dip, squeeze lemon juice and add salt.
  4. Can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

Serving suggestions

Served with almost every south Indian dish. You can add mint leaves and garlic cloves for extra flavor.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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