1/2 cup fried gram / Pottukadalai
3/4 cup grated fresh coconut
3 green chillies or red
a small piece of ginger
A pich of asafoetida powder
A small piece of tamrind
Salt to taste
Some sprigs of curry leaves to be ground with the dals and coconut.
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 red dry chilly
1 tsp oil
Grind to a paste all the above ingredients mentioned in the ingredients list
Add some water to make it thin as is normally done in restaurants.
I dont know why but it does taste great when watered down. a bit.
Pour the tempering on the chutney
Serve with dosas, paniyarams, appes, idlis and even Pongal