Chutney for Dosa – Andhra style

admin, July 13, 2014

Serving size: 3 people

 Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups grated Coconut, see Tips

  1. 2 tbsp Fried Gram (Bhunna Channa/Pottukadalai)
  2. 1 Green Chilli, or see Tips
  3. 1/3 cup chopped Onion, or see Tips
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Few sprigs of Cilantro

For Tempering

  1. 1 tsp Coconut oil
  2. 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  3. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  4. Few sprigs of Curry Leaves

 Directions:

  1. Since we don’t prefer raw onions, cos of the sharpness I prefer cooking the onions a bit. If you want to use raw, go for mild tasting onions like Shallot. Refer Tip 3 for more details. Heat a pan and add the onion along with salt. I do not use oil and the salt helps to bring out the moisture from the onions.
  1. Add the chillies. See Tip 2 for more details. Once the onions are soft, remove from heat.
  1. Now add rest of the ingredients (excluding under tempering) in a blender along with the onions.
  1. Blend it into a fine paste adding enough water to make for a smooth, yet slightly thick chutney.
  1. Remove and pour it in a bowl.
  1. In the same pan, add 1 tsp Coconut oil (or any oil of your choosing). Once hot, add the mustard seeds. When it starts popping, add the asafoetida powder. Switch off the heat and then add the curry leaves.
  1. Pour this over the chutney. Mix well, taste and season with additional salt if needed.
  1. Serve with Idlis, Dosas or any other dish of your choosing.

 

Tips:

  1. Coconut: I would recommend using fresh, but thawed frozen coconut would work as well. 
  1. Green Chilli: We don’t take well to heat but to balance the flavor, I use couple of slices of Jalapeno. You can add as many or as little according to your taste.
  1. Onion: You can use a shallot (about 1/2 should do). The onion I get is sharp tasting and we do not prefer it raw in this chutney. Hence I use this amount ‘cos the cooking reduce the sharpness.
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