Thursday, November 18, 2010

POMEGRANATE AND COCONUT CHUTNEY/CHAMMANTHY



INGREDIENTS

Grated coconut----------------- 4 tbsp
Dried red chilly-----------------  2 or to taste
Pomegranate seeds-------------  2 tbsp
Curry leaves--------------------  4 leaves (optional)
Salt to taste

METHOD
  1. In a medium heat vessel dry roast coconut,dried red chilly and curry leaves till a nice aroma comes. The coconut should be light golden brown in color and slightly crunchy.
  2. Now, grind all ingredients together to a smooth paste. Add needed water for grinding. 
  3. Serve as side dish with rice or as dip for idli, dosa etc.
Options:
  • Pomegranate has a nice tangy taste and can be replaced instead of tamarind in any chutney or chammanthy.
  • You can also do tempering and pour it in to the above chutney/chammanthy.

12 comments:

  1. delicious chutney pomegranate is a delicious addition

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  2. Very interesting chutney, never thought of adding pomegranate seeds in chutney, thanks for sharing Soumya..

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  3. Cool combination,chutney looks delicious.

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  4. Very unique combo..looks great Soumya!

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  5. Oh wow super chutney and great combo too!!

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  6. very innovative combination.. looks cool...

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  7. never heard of this. Looks colorful and yumm..

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  8. Wowwww pomegranate in chutney!!! thats fantastic and I am so eager to know how it would taste. will give it a try soon :)

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