dosa Samber with coconut chutney

Dosa Sambar & Coconut Chutney


  • Oil
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilies – 2 nos
  • Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Shallots – 20 nos
  • 2 x finely chopped tomatoes
  • Brinjal – 6 nos
  • Large drumstick – 1 nos
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind puree – 1 cup
  • Water – 3 cup
  • Cooked dal
  • Sambar powder – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves

Take 1/2 cup of toor dal and wash it.
Add enough water to pressure cook dal. Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
Pressure cook it for 4-5 whistles on medium flame. Keep it aside.

For the sambar powder, heat a pan. Add 1 tbsp of chana dal, 1 tbsp of urad dal and roast them. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds, 1 tbsp of cumin seeds and roast them Add 1/4 tsp of fenugreek seeds, 1 tsp of peppercorns & roast them along. Add 10 red chilies and roast them Dry roast the ingredients till the ingredients turn golden in color Add 1/4 cup of desiccated coconut, you can also add fresh grated coconut. Roast it and keep it aside to cool. Transfer the ingredients to a mixer jar. Grind it to a fine powder and keep it aside.

Heat a kadai with some oil, add 1 tsp of urad dal, 1 tsp of chana dal, 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add 2 red chilies, 1/4 tsp of asafoetida powder, and few curry leaves and roast them Add 20 shallots and saute Add 2 large tomatoes and saute them Add 6-7 brinjals, 1 drumstick, and saute Add 1 tsp of salt, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and mix well Add 1 cup of diluted tamarind puree Add 1 cup of water and let it boil for 10-15 mins Once the tamarind puree is thickened, add the cooked dal And add 2 cups of water and mix well Add 2 tbsps of the ground sambar powder and bring it to a boil Let it boil for 5 mins Finally add coriander leaves and turn off the stove and serve it.