This simple chutney goes well with all tiffins and snacks including Chapathi and Puri. Makes an additional side dish.
Grated coconut 1 cup.
Green chilli 3nos.
Chutney dal(pottukadalai) 2 tablespoons.
Coriander 3 twigs(cleaned and washed)
Tamarind 1 inch piece.
Ginger(optional) 1/4 inch
Salt to taste.
For seasoning 1/2 teaspoon each of mustard seeds and urad dal
1 teaspoon oil
Grind all ingredients together adding 1/2 cup water to make a smooth chutney. Heat the oil in a small kadai, add mustard seeds and when they crackle add urad dal. Fry till dal is golden and add to the chutney just before serving.
Some add couple of spoons of curd to this chutney just before serving to enhance the taste.