Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Red chillies - 4 to 5 (adjust spice according to your taste)
Roasted bengal gram/Pottu kadalai - 1 tsp
Shallots/Small onion - 4 to 5
Salt - to taste
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Red chillies - 1, halved
Oil - 1 tsp
1. In a mixer, grind together coconut, red chillies, bengal gram, shallots and salt adding little water to make a little coarse paste. Add water according to your required consistency and adjust the salt.
2. In a tadka pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds and red chillies. When crackling add the curry leaves and pour into chutney and stir.
Serve with dosa/idli.