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Pamela Ehrenberg

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About the Author

Pamela EhrenbergIn addition to Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, which is a PJ Library selection, Pamela Ehrenberg is the author of the young readers’ novels Ethan, Suspended and Tillmon County Fire and the PJ Library board book Planting Parsley. She works at the National Association for the Education of Young Children and lives with her daughter and son near the National Zoo; she can be found online at, @PamelaEhrenberg and


Recipe by Pamela Ehrenberg


Recipe courtesy of Tannishtha Sarkar. Sambar is a vegetable and lentil stew often served alongside dosas or on its own. It calls for several specialty ingredients and spices, which you can find in Indian markets or online.

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Recipe by Pamela Ehrenberg


Recipe courtesy of Tannishtha Sarkar. Some chefs advise that dosas be served immediately from the pan. Others maintain that they can remain in a warm oven until serving, enabling the chef to enjoy gathering with the rest of the family—but the delay will cause a change in texture.

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