Hotel Style Coconut Chutney | Coconut Chutney Recipe | Side Dish for Dosa and Idly

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney


My family just loves coconut chutney. In general, when we go to restaurants and order dosa or idli, we would prefer coconut chutney as an accompaniment. I have tried several coconut chutneys, but this one has the best taste. It matches the exact taste of the hotel chutney. Try once and you’ll know. Thank you Sailuskitchen for sharing this recipe.

Preparation Time. 5 minutes
Cooking Time. 5 minutes
Recipe Category. Side dish
Recipe Cuisine. South Indian
Serves. 2


Fresh Coconut – 1 Cup (Do not scrap the brown part)

Roasted Chickpeas (Pottukadalai) – 1 Handful

Green Chillies – 2 To 3

Ginger – 1/2 Inch

Garlic – 1 Clove (Optional)


To Season

Mustard Seeds – 1/2 Teaspoon

Curry Leaves – A Sprig

Oil – 1 Teaspoon

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


1. Grind the fresh coconut, roasted chickpeas, green chillies, ginger, garlic, and salt to a smooth paste. Add very little water and grind it once again. If you want the chutney to be little watery, add more water or else add little water.

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

2. Transfer the chutney to a serving bowl. In a small pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add curry leaves. Add this seasoning to the coconut chutney. Stir well.

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

Now, the Hotel Style Coconut Chutney is ready!

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

Serve. Dosa, Idly and Ven Pongal.


  • Use only fresh coconut.
  • Adding garlic is optional. If you wish, you could also add ginger and also tamarind while grinding. It is only another version.
  • You can also add coriander leaves as a garnish for this chutney.

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