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Side Dish For Adai Dosa | Dosa Chutney

Side Dish For Adai Dosa | Dosa Chutney

Extremely popular, restaurant certified, sIde dish for Adai dosa with video instructions!
Coconut Chana dal Chutney is a very nice combination for Adai or lentil dosa.
Chutney, there are so many varieties, each one has its own flavor and taste. Each breakfast dish like Dosa, Idli has its own companion, these goes well with a particular type of chutney.
This red chutney or Bele/dal coconut chutney is very tasty, healthy and delicious side dish, goes well with almost every breakfast menu like chapathi, rava idli and dosa.V ery easy to make super delicious chutney.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tbsp chana dal
  • 3/4 cup fresh/frozen coconut
  • 1/4 tsp oil
  • Small onion or
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 6 to 8 byadagi red chillies
  • in small keylime size tamarind soakedwater
  • Little jaggery
  • Little coriander leaves/cilantro
  • ½ to 1 cup water
  • 3/4 to 1 tsp salt

For seasoning:

  • 1 tsp oil
  • Pinch of hing/ asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves


  • Heat 1/4 tsp oil in a pan on medium heat. Fry the chana dal until it turns golden brown. Then add red chillies Fry for few minutes.
  • Add onion, sprinkle salt. Then add curry leaves, cilantro, coconut and salt. Mix it.
  • Then turn off the heat and add all the ingredients.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Once the chutney mix cools down completely, grind it to relatively coarse paste along with jaggery, and tamarind by adding water. Transfer it to a bowl. Then add the seasoning:

To prepare the seasoning:

  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a ladle. Once it is hot enough add mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds pops, add broken chilli and turn off the heat
  • Pour this seasoning on the chutney. Mix it. Now serve this delicious, healthy lentil chutney with Rava Idli, dosa or you can eat this with hot rice

The nutrition data for one cup of coconut chutney (approximately 240 grams) can vary depending on the specific recipe and ingredients used. However, here’s an approximate table of the nutritional content of one cup of coconut chutney made with common ingredients:

NutrientAmount per 1 cup (240g)
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber6 g
Protein4 g
Fat29 g
Sodium658 mg
Potassium264 mg
Calcium15 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium13 mg
Phosphorus56 mg

Please note that the nutritional content can vary depending on the specific recipe and serving size, and this is just an approximation based on common ingredients used in coconut chutney.