Coconut milk is lactose free, so can be used as milk substitute. It has antibacterial and antiviral properties that destroy a wide variety of disease causing organisms. Coconut milk adds a fantastic flavour to all the dishes and hence it is used in many cuisines. It is popular in curry dishes and desserts.

Let’s get the goodness of the coconut milk in this simple recipe.

Idly /dosa batter – 1 cup
Fresh Coconut milk – 1 ladle


Take idly batter in a bowl. Dilute the batter with coconut milk to a dosa batter consistency. Leave it for 3 – 5 mins, now make the coconut milk dosa.

This can be had with sambar, onion / tomato chutney.