Thursday, August 11, 2011

Kodhumai Dosai with Thengai Pottukadalai Chutney

Hi guys. Sorry I posted the same post previously but dont know wat was the problem, the post did not get updated in the reading list. So I deleted the previous post and tried re-posting it again and it is working fine now. Chitra and Neha Thanks for ur quick responses. I am reposting ur comments here. Thanks again guys.
Projects are going pretty hectic @ office and I am turning up late every day while Mr.A reaches home even before the sun goes down. Hectic projects are leading to lazy and tired evenings and minimalism in dinner ideas. This recipe is one such easy and quick dinner combo which I am preferring a lot these days. When I was in a mom’s house, if ever she made Godhumai dosai for evening dinner I would prefer going to bed empty stomach rather than having this. But now-a-days, I prefer this for its simplicity and healthiness (.. and my laziness).

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~*What U Need*~
For Wheat Crepes:
Wheat / Atta flour – 2 cups
Water – as needed
Salt – to taste

For Chutney:
Grated Coconut – ½ cup
Roasted Channa dhal – 1 handful
Green chilly – 1
Salt – to taste
Water – as needed

For tempering:
Oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Shallots – 6
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Dried red chilly – 1

How I made it:
Mix all the ingredients mentioned in Wheat crepes part and bring it to dosa batter consistency adding sufficient amount of water.
Heat the dosa kal. Pour one spoonful of batter and smear it around to form a dosa.
When brown, turn it upside down and cook the other side.
Remove and repeat the above with the remaining batter.

To make the chutney,

blend all the ingredients in the Chutney section into a smooth paste adding water as required. If required you can temper this chutney.
Chop the onions into small pieces. Heat oil in a kadai, Add the mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Then add in the curry leaves and dried red chilly. Add in the chopped shallots and fry till golden brown. Pour this into the chutney and mix well.

You can use this chutney for dosas/idlis/vadas… I just love this with Ulundu / Urad dhal vadas… They make a lovely combination.

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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  1. Arthi of Spicy Tasty
    "delicious dosa and chutney.."

  2. Chitra of Share my recipe
    "i like goduma combo with chutney...lovely"

  3. Gosh.. This is like one of our regular and fav combos. Made this just few days back :D I love it.. Looks awesome :D

  4. this dosa always come to my rescue when I'm lazy to prepare roti for dinner :-) the chutney recipe is new to me..will try..

  5. Love this dosai a lot :) Looks tempting :)

  6. Simple and easy quick fix dinner item...It always comes in handy for it

  7. I was just like you...when mom used to prepare this dosa I would eat nothing...but now a days I too prepare it at times when my laziness is at extreme..
    Dosa looks good...The chutney is delicious and should have been great with dosa..

  8. I use to add 2tbsp of semolina also to the batter which gives nice crispy dosa...u won't believe that I use to take this dosa daily for both my breakfast n dinner for about 3 months in different form(during gestational diabetes) from that till now I stopped eating this n got strong aversion too...but after seeing ur yummy platter now I want to have them ...sure will make this for dinner today :)

  9. I love dosas, we used to eat them at Sagar restaurant in New Delhi when we lived in India, I also love idlis. But I can't make either idlis or dosas, I've tried many times but they don't come out good. I'll try your recipe. I'm following you from Rome!

  10. healthy dosa n spicy chutney,love it!!

  11. This looks so easy to make! I love dosa :)

  12. Yummy looking dosa...Looks easy to make....

  13. Sometimes we need to have these "lazy" recipes! Sounds delicious =)

  14. very interesting dosa !! looks YUM !!

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  15. Smells like easy breezy delicious dosa! Lovely recipe!

  16. awesomely combo...reminds me of my mom! She always used to make this combo!

  17. Awesome looking dosai and chutnety. Excellent preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  18. nice n healthy dosa...looks delicious..:)

  19. Healthy dosa recipe. This is a good combination.

  20. Love this dosa with sugar and ghee. Yummy. this combination also looks good. Lovely.


  21. Mom makes these delicious dosas often for breakfast..She al adds some hing, curry leaves etc to the batter.. :)
    Prathima Rao
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  23. Lovely and instant dosa. i make this often.. Love to have with coconut chutney.. Urs looks too good and crispy.


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