Accompaniments, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Coconut thuvayal /Chutney

This is a humble, simple coconut thuvayal. Coconut thuvayal along with some hot rice in a cold weather is heaven.( Those who haven’t tried, should give a try)?.




Coconut – 1/2 cup grated

Channa dal – 2 tbsn

Urad dal – 1 tbsn

Dry red chilies – 2 or 3

Garlic pod – 1

Asafoetida – a generous pinch

Curry Leaves – few

Coriander leaves – few

Tamarind – a small pinch

Salt – as required

Oil – 1 tsn


  • Heat oil in a pan. Saute urad dal, channa dal.
  • When it turns golden ,add dry red chillies, curry leaves. Add asafoetida.
  • When it turns dark ,add grated coconut. Saute till golden.
  • Add coriander leaves.Switch off.
  • When it cools down blend it along with tamarind and required salt to coarse chutney.
  • Serve along with hot rice.




  1. Add only little water while blending.










  1. I live in Arizona, and some of these ingredients are difficult to find. I know fresh is always best, but is there a certain type of store I should look for here…or online…or are there good substitutions? Thanks!

    1. Thank you ?.. Glad that you liked it.. You can find all ingredients in Indian stores. I hope you can find one☺.

  2. Looks so so yummy ???
    I make something very similar give or take a couple of ingredients:)

    1. Thank you Divya.?..Yes we can always add or reduce the ingredients as per our taste☺

  3. Love it with hot rice 🙂

    1. Ya..True…With some appalams and pickle??

  4. Delicious and very tasty with hot rice

  5. This sounds so delicious!

  6. Hello dear .. This is my new blog .. Hope you will love my recipes too ??

    1. Hi.. Sure will check out..Good luck for your new blog.

      1. Thank you very much ?

  7. There are hundreds type of coconut chutney put there, and your version sounds delicious.

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