Dry Coconut Garlic Chutney

India has many street foods which are popular across the nation. Dabele, vada pav and pav bhajji are some of the most popular and are primarily from Maharashtra. Vada pav is prepared with batata vada (deep fried spicy potato balls/patty) with Pav and three types of chutney. Vada pav is incomplete without garlic chutney and people demand it when they buy Vada pav. This chutney is a dry and spicy, prepared with dry roasted coconut, garlic, chili and spices. Traditionally this chutney is prepared using garlic clove with skin however if you don’t like it, you can peel it. This simple chutney can be stored for 2 to 3 weeks in an airtight container when refrigerated.

Dry Coconut Garlic Chutney (For Vada Pav)
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Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Dry Coconut Garlic Chutney (For Vada Pav)
Print Recipe
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
Instructions
  1. Keep all ingredients ready before starting.
  2. Dry roast the grated coconut in a pan at low to medium heat until it gets a slightly golden color and aromatic. Stir continuously to avoid it getting burnt. Once it is done, transfer it onto a plate.
  3. In the same pan, dry roast the chilies till it has a slightly brown color.
  4. Dry roast the coriander seeds, peanuts and sesame seeds separately at low to medium heat until it gets a slight golden color. Remove it in a bowl once its done.
  5. Lastly, dry roast the garlic till light golden color in 2 tsp oil. Transfer it in a separate bowl. Turn off the heat. Let all ingredients cool down.
  6. Grind chilies till it gets a smooth powder texture. Add garlic and grind it until it has a fine texture. Add coriander seeds, sesame seeds, salt, hing, tamarind, kashmiri red chili powder, and peanuts. Grind it till it gets a fine texture.
  7. Transfer it in a bowl. Spicy and tasty dry coconut garlic chutney is ready to be served with vada pav.
  8. This chutney can be stored up to 2-3 weeks in a airtight container in fridge. Enjoy delicious Mumbai street food vada pav with this chutney at home.
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