Dosas photo gallery

Mobile dosa vendors, operating out of pushcarts, set up early in Chennai’s Koyambedu Fruit Market. Here at B.Babloo Mobile Dosa Shop, slightly spongy kal dosa are the order of the day. David Hagerman
B.Babloo Mobile Dosa Shop in Chennnai’s Koyambedu Fruit Market caters to residents and workers from the market. Yellow rice (tinted with turmeric) is served alongside dosa or with sambar and chutneys. David Hagerman
A diner tucks into a kal dosa at B.Babloo’s Mobile Dosa Shop. Chutney and sambar are added to the hot dosa, which is torn apart and eaten by hand. David Hagerman
Dosa is served topped with coriander chutney and sambar at B. Baskar Mobile Dosa Shop in the Koyambedu Fruit Market. David Hagerman
At Saravana Bhavan Restaurant in Chennai, typical accompaniments for dosa include (clockwise from left): sambar, tomato-onion chutney, coriander chutney, and coconut chutney. David Hagerman
A crispy paper-dosa served with sambar and chutneys. The dosa is fried flat and rolled into a cone shape before serving at Saravana Bhavan Restaurant in Chennai. David Hagerman