Coconut Sambol

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Total Time:
5 mins
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Easy

Coconut Sambol is a part of Sri Lankan cuisine. Made with all dry ingredients other than onion. This sambol is made by just pounding all the ingredients together. A super quick and easy recipe that can be made in minutes. It can be used as an accompaniment with rice or dosas.

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  • 1 - Fresh coconut, scraped
  • 1 tsp - Dry red chillies, coarsely ground
  • 1.5 tsp - Red chilli powder
  • 10 - Madras onions, medium sized, peeled and chopped
  • 1 - Green chilli, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Coconut Sambol

  • Pound the onion and green chilli till they are mashed. Do not make into a paste.
  • Add the coarsely ground chillies and pound for about 30 seconds.
  • Add chilli powder to the coconut and mix well.
  • Add lime juice and salt.
  • Mix well until the entire coconut gets thoroughly mixed with the other ingredients.