Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe is a delicious South Indian accompaniment to serve with idli, dosa or even rice and plus it is super easy to make as well.

Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 99 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe or Red Coconut Chutney is a delicious and easy to make South Indian Style chutney that goes very well with dosa and idli. 



  • 1 cup Fresh Coconut Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Roasted Chana
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Grated
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • 6-8 Kashmiri Dry red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • Salt To taste
  • 2 tsp Tamarind paste
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Red chilli powder

For the tempering

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 2-3 Dry red chillies


  1. Add all the ingredients to make chutney in the jar of a blender.

  2. Add little water and grind to make a smooth chutney.

For the tempering

  1. Heat oil in a pan.

  2. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  3. Add heeng, curry leaves and dry red chillies and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  4. Pour the tempering over the chutney.

  5. Mix well.

  6. Serve the chutney with Idli, Dosa or Uttapam.

Recipe Notes

You can adjust the consistency of the chutney as per your liking.

Nutrition Facts
Red Chilli Coconut Chutney Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 770IU15%
Vitamin C 120.5mg146%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.