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Salavai Chutney, Chettinad Coconut Chutney with Cashews

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Salavai Chutney – White coconut chutney made with fresh shredded coconut and dry roasted cashews. This is a chettinad style spicy coconut chutney. Recipe with step by step pictures. சலவை சட்னி!

  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x



For the Chutney

  • 1/2 cup fresh shredded coconut (Brown pith removed)
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted cashewnut
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the tempering

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil (gingely oil)
  • ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • a pinch of asafoetida powder


For the chutney

  1. Take a mixie jar and add in the coconut, cashews, green chillies and salt. Add in half a cup of water and grind to a smooth paste. The chutney is done!

For the tadka / tempering

  1. Add sesame oil in a pan. When hot, add in the mustard seeds and urad dal. Let the mustard seeds splutter. Add in a sprig of curry leaves, dry red chillies and asafoetida.
  2. Add it to the ground chutney.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Category: Chutney / Dip
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu
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