Nariyal ki Chutni (coconut chutney)

1/2 cup grated coconut (fresh or frozen – NOT dessicated)
1 green chilli
1 tsp ginger
1 tbls chana dal, toasted
1/2 tsp urid dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 dried red chilli, halved
1 sprig curry leaves

Blend coconut, chilli, ginger and chana dal
with 1/4 cup water to a fine paste.
Heat 2 tsp oil and sizzle urid dal, mustard seeds,
dried chilli and curry leaves – mix into paste
and serve immediately OR store in fridge overnight.
Serve with idli or uttapam.

Inspired by every idli wallah across Tamil Nadu.