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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Chuttaracha Chammandi

Chuttaracha Chammandi is a tasty and traditional side dish for Rice.


  • Coconut(with shell) - ½ of the coconut 
  • Coconut slices -1 cup 
  • Red chilly - 4 nos
  • Tamarind - 1 gooseberry ball size
  • Pearl Onion - 2 nos
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Salt - to taste

  • Detach the coconut from the shell and cut it in to medium pieces .
  • Roast the coconut(without oil) till golden brown .
  • (we can roast the coconut pieces directly over burning charcoal or in a pan.)
  • Roast Red Chillies in a pan(with out oil) till it becomes crisp.
  • Grind all the ingredients together without using water.

Recommended Combination: Chammandi can be served with Rice or kanji.


  1. wow..adipoli..vaayil kappal odikkam..:-)
    You can link this to The Kerala Kitchen event,link is below:-)

    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

  2. Looks new to me, never heard of this. Nice clicks.

  3. drooling here...jus love this with rice and fish fry as in pothichoru..nice click dear...