Ginger Coconut Chutney – Coconut Chutney

March 6, 2017 Chutney RecipesCoconutSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  4 comments

Coconut Chutney is the most wanted chutney in any South Indian household for idli/dosa. This Ginger Coconut Chutney is a simple and flavourful one for idli/dosa. It can be made in just 10 mins. Ginger does the magic to this coconut chutney. Do check my other coconut chutney recipes here – Red Coconut Chutney, Coconut Mint Chutney, Coconut Chutney. I found this chutney the best pair for Pesarattu Dosai (recipe coming next) Recipe HERE.

Now to the recipe…


Ginger Coconut Chutney My Magic Pan


[Preparation Time-10 mins : Cooking Time- 5 mins]


  • Coconut – 1/2 cup (grated)
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Tamarind paste – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig


Ginger Coconut Chutney My Magic Pan



  • Take grated coconut, green chillies, ginger, salt & tamarind paste in a mixer. Grind it into a semi coarse paste with little water. Heat a pan with oil and temper with mustard and curry leaves. Transfer it to the chutney.

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Thats it!! Ginger Coconut Chutney is ready!!

Serve with idli/dosa.


Ginger Coconut Chutney My Magic Pan



  1. U can use red chillies instead of green chillies and make it as a red coconut chutney too.
  2. Adjust green chillies as per your taste preferences.
  3. Do not miss to add ginger. It gives a unique flavour to the chutney.


Ginger Coconut Chutney My Magic Pan


– By Sundari Nathan

4 comments to Ginger Coconut Chutney – Coconut Chutney

  • amrita  says:

    never added ginger to my chutney…will love to try this

  • Jayashree  says:

    Yes, ginger does give unique taste to it

  • Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen  says:

    Love a good authentic coconut chutney and this one with ginger sounds yum, Sundari. Will try it out sometime. 🙂

  • aishwarya  says:

    I like receipe

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