Chutney plays a important role in every dish primarily maharshtrian ,south Indian. It gives taste to our dish.There are various types and cooking style of chutney as per tradition. You can say, Idli – chutney, Bahakr -chutney, spicy wada & kanda bhaji – chutney,etc
In South India people uses more of coconut in their chutney & In Maharashtra,people use coriander & dry coconut in their chutney. Nowadays people preferred to experiment with their chutneys and use different ingredients.