Coconut Chutney/Kobbari Pachadi

imageKobbari pachadi

Coconut chutney is an Andhra delicacy. This is a very good accompaniment for steamed rice, idly, dosa or undrallu. This is also no onion no garlic recipe. Here I present spicy, tangy and flavoursome coconut chutney to enjoy the festive meal. Njoy Cooking, Serving n Savoring!

Author: Akshayakumbham
Course: Accompaniment
Cuisine: Andhra
Servings: 6-8

Ingredients:

Coconut: 1 cup

Coconut water: half cup

Red chillies: 10-15 nos.

Salt: As required

Tamarind: Small lemon size

Coriander seeds: 1 tsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Oil: 1 tbsp.

Tempering:

Oil: 1 tbsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Mustard seeds:1 tsp

Cumin seeds: 1 tsp

Hing: A pinch

Method of preparation:

1. Heat kadai, pour oil. When it becomes hot add chana dal, urad dal, coriander seeds. Roast them well till they change into golden brown colour. Add red chillies too and fry for a minute. Transfer them onto a plate.image

2. Take one cup of chopped coconut pieces(Approximately) or half coconut chopped into pieces.image

3. Soak tamarind in enough water.image

4. Take a mixer grinder, put roasted ingredients and grind them into a coarse powder. Add required amount of salt too.image

image5. Now add the chopped coconut pieces into it.

6. Grind them to a coarse powder.image

7. Now add coconut water and grind to make a smooth paste. Adjust the consistency and texture according to your family requirement. If required add little water to get the desired consistency.imageimage

image8. Now transfer the pachadi onto a serving bowl.

9. For the tempering, heat kadai and pour 1 tbsp of oil. Put chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and cumin. When mustard splutters add hing into it and pour the tempering onto the coconut pachadi.image

10. This pachadi can be served along with rice or dosa as an accompaniment.image

Coconut pachadi(Another variation)

imageThis is almost similar to the previous pachadi, instead of red chillies I’ve used the combination of red and green chillies. Remaining procedure is the same.

Ingredients:

Coconut pieces: 1 cup

Green chillies: 3 nos.

Red chillies: 4/5nos.

Salt: As required

Tamarind: Small lemon size

Coriander seeds: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Oil: 1 tsp

Tempering:

Oil: 1 tbsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Mustard: 1 tsp

Cumin: 1 tsp

Curry leaves: few

Hing: A pinch.

Method of preparation:

1. Heat kadai, pour oil. When it becomes hot add chana dal, urad dal, coriander seeds. Roast them well till they change into golden brown colour. Add red chillies and green chillies, fry for a minute. Keep aside.

2. Take one cup of finely chopped coconut pieces.image

3. Soak small lemon sized tamarind in water.

4. Take a mixer, put the roasted ingredients in it. Add required amount of salt too.image

5. Grind to a coarse mixture.image

6. Now add coconut pieces and grind them. Add soaked tamarind also. Grind to a smooth fine paste. Add  required amount of water to get desired consistency.image

image7. Grind into a smooth paste to get desired consistency and texture. Transfer the pachadi onto a serving bowl.image

8. Do the tempering with tempering ingredients and pour this tempering onto the pachadi. Now the delicious coconut pachadi is ready to serve hot along with hot steamed rice.image

 

 

 

 

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