Dosayum Chammanthiyum (Recipe idea – Hotel Lakshmi, Ponnamveli, Cherthala) - A simple and tasty coconut chutney, goes well with Dosa / Idli / Vada / Pakoda …
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75 g (5 tablespoons) grated coconut
4 shallots (chuvannulli /piyyavu / small onion), chopped
1 teaspoon coriander powder
½ teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon thick tamarind paste
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
2 tablespoon water
Extra 50 ml (1/4 cup) water
Transfer all the ingredients (except extra 50 ml water) in a small mixer bowl and make a smooth paste. Adjust the consistency of the chutney with extra 50 ml water.
For the Seasoning:
1 teaspoon cooking oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin ( jeera ) seeds
3 curry leaves
1 red chilli, halved
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they pop, add cumin seeds, halved red chilli and curry leaves. Saute on a low heat for 1 -2 minutes until fragrant and crisp. Pour this seasoning over chutney. Serve with dosa / idli / medu vada / dal vada....