Kobbari Pulusu (Coconut soup)

One of my favourite recipe that my sweet grandmother use to make in our childhood. Tried the same recipe and it came out yummy -  heartful thanks to my grandmom (thank you ammamma :) ). Here, want to share the recipe :

Ingredients :
Shredded Coconut -  1 cup
Chana dal (Split chickpeas)  -  2 tbsp
Tamarind - lemon size
Green Chillies   -   2 Thai
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder (optional - i used the one that i made)  - 1/4 tsp
Oil  for tempering
Salt   to taste

Tempering Ingredients :
Urad dal, Cumins, Mustard  -  all about 1 tsp
Curry leaves, Asafoetida (hing), Turmeric   - to taste

--> Soak chana dal for atleast 20 mins.
--> Squeeze tamarind in small amount of water to make tamarind juice and keep it aside.
--> Put tadka (add all tempering ingredients), green chillies with about 2 tbsp of oil.
--> Add tamarind juice and let it cook for 2 mins.
--> Add soaked chana dal and cook for another 2 mins on medium flame.
--> Add shredded coconut (i used regular frozen coconut), mix altogether cook for couple of mins.
--> Pour water (i used 3 cups of water - u can add to the consistency you like). Add salt, sambar powder.
--> Bring it to boil, garnish with cilantro, serve it hot.
That's it. Simple yet yummy kobbari pulusu ready :)


  1. Awesome preparation, looks yum...

    1. thank you divya... for all your encouragement/compliments :).

  2. Thanks for sharing! Love the daily recipes. Love, Srikala

    1. Dear Srikala, thank you so much for the compliment :).