Carrot, Coconut, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa, Uncategorized

Carrot chutney

This is one yummy chutney to have with idli or dosa. This is loaded with the goodness of carrots.



Carrot – 1 big size or 2 medium

Onion – 1/2 cup chopped

Coconut – 1/4 cup grated

Ginger – a small piece

Dry red chilli – 1 or 2

Channa dal – 2 tbsn

Curry leaves – few

Coriander leaves – few

Tamarind – a small piece

Salt – as required

Oil – 1 tsp


  • Peel and chop carrot roughly.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add tamarind, channa dal.
  • When channa dal turns golden,add onion, ginger, curry leaves and dry red chilli.
  • When onion turns translucent add carrot and stir for few minutes.
  • Then add grated coconut. Mix thoroughly.
  • Stir for a minute. Add coriander leaves.
  • Switch off and let it cool down completely.
  • Grind it to smooth chutney in a blender along with required salt and water.
  • Serve with hot idli or dosa.




  1. You can add shallots instead of big onion.
  2. Adjust red chilli according to your taste.


  1. Lovely. I don’t remember whether I have tasted or not. But it looks really good. Must be yummy. Thank you for sharing

    1. Thank you Ruchi?…ya it is yummy…do try?… you will love it

  2. Thanks for sharing Lathiya! I’m so eager to try this. looks very delicious!

    1. Thank you Divya?.. glad you like it… let me know how it turns when you try?

  3. This is very interesting. Great share.

  4. Looks yummy. Thanks for sharing. Will surely try this recipe

    1. Thank you Archana… let me know how it turns?

  5. Interesting chutney! Love the flavors!

  6. This is a pin for me. I have never tried or tasted carrot chutney. This sounds very delicious!!

    1. Thank you so much..?.. will be so happy if I know you tried and turns good?

  7. Ammu

    My favourite chutney….I really loved it?Goes well with dosai

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