Apr 7, 2013

Dosayum Chammanthiym (Recipe idea - Hotel Lakshmi, Ponnamveli, Cherthala)

Dosayum Chammanthiyum (Recipe idea – Hotel Lakshmi, Ponnamveli, Cherthala) - A simple and tasty coconut chutney, goes well with Dosa / Idli / Vada / Pakoda …

Here's the recipe of Dosa and other photos !!

Serves: 3


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....

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