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Sampoorna Idli / Dosa Batter

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chilibaby Jun 11, 2009 04:43 PM

We've had some delicious idlis and dosa that we made from fresh batter. The sticker on the tub says "Sampoorna" locally made, ready to make and appears to be from a MA-based company. I gather it would be found in a refrigerated section of the store as it doesn't appear to have ever been frozen. A friend picked up the stuff in Winchester, but that's not too convenient. Does anyone know where this batter can be procured around town? Would the Indian store in Central Sq have it? Along with some sambar and chutney, this is my new favorite 15 minute dinner!

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  1. galangatron RE: chilibaby Jun 11, 2009 05:21 PM

    i don't know about sampoorna brand but i have seen dosa batter in the refrigerated section of most indian markets. shalimar in central sq should have it

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      chilibaby RE: galangatron Jun 12, 2009 08:06 AM

      Shalimar - I was wondering if they might have the batter. When we picked up some curry leaves at ?Foodland on Mass Ave in N Cambridge we did not see anything like it.

    2. Luther RE: chilibaby Jun 12, 2009 06:08 AM

      Follow-on question if I may: any Indian stores around that carry a decent coconut chutney for eating with your dosa?

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        chilibaby RE: Luther Jun 12, 2009 08:10 AM

        The brand we got is 'Swad' which I would rate as adequate. It is the first time I've had coconut chutney from a jar (it's not too hard to make, especially if you use frozen shredded coconut). If there are better brands and local stores with them, I'd be glad to know about them too.

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