Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)


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डोसा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Dosa is as popular in South Indian cuisine as Idli is! Crisp and thin pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter, dosas are even more exciting than idlis. In fact, while idlis are considered to be an easy, comfortable steamed food, dosas are often considered a more indulgent alternative! While dosas were traditionally made using iron griddles, nowadays non-stick tavas have made the job much easier. You can roast your dosas using oil, ghee or sometimes butter too! Enjoy them hot and crisp, with chutney and sambhar. If you are going to have the dosas after a while, make them slightly thick, so that they will remain soft and springy even after a while.

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Dosa ( South Indian Recipe) recipe - How to make Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)

Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Fermenting time:  12 hours   Cooking Time:     Makes 18 dosas
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Method
  1. Combine the urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a deep bowl, soak it in enough water for 4 hours.
  2. Combine the rice, parboiled rice and thick rice flakes in a deep bowl , soak it in enough water for 4 hours.
  3. Drain the urad dal and fenugreek seeds and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using approx. 1 cup of water. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and keep aside.
  4. Drain the rice, parboiled rice and thick rice flakes blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using approx. 1 cup of water. Transfer the mixture into the same bowl, add the salt and mix well.
  5. Cover and ferment in a warm place for 12 hours.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a cloth.
  7. Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it in a circular motion to make a 225 mm. (9”) diameter thin circle.
  8. Smear a little ghee over it and along the edges and cook on a high flame till the dosa turns brown in colour and crisp.
  9. Fold over to make a semi-circle or a roll.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 17 more dosas.
  11. Serve immediately with coconut chutney and sambhar.

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Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 22 May 16 05:42 PM


Hello mam By what name I can get parboiled rice in market what should I ask for
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Poonam, Ask for Ukda Chawal
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23 May 16 04:57 PM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 16 May 16 06:44 PM


Hello mam if i had forgotten to soak methi then what should I do nd is it necessary to add poha???
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Yogita, Its k if you have forgotten to soak fenugreek seeds .Do add poha it gives softness
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17 May 16 09:10 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 18 Mar 16 08:44 PM


IF batter have more amount of methi seeds by mistake and batter is not consistent due to more of kmeer what could be the solution.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sukhdeep, There wont be a problem, just that the dosa will have a strong flavour of methi.
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21 Mar 16 09:01 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 29 Feb 16 04:44 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Basanta. We are delighted you loved the Dosa recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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01 Mar 16 09:30 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 26 Feb 16 08:40 PM


Super
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Venlateshgowda. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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27 Feb 16 09:44 AM
Dosa ( Easy Dosa Recipe )
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 on 16 Mar 14 11:05 PM


Very easy to follow,and with few ingredients I was able to make perfect dosa. For years I had tried different methods, but following this recepie I was able to make everybody happy. I got 5 stars from family and I would give same to this recepie. Thankyou.
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   glad u made it work :) im going to try it too and hopefully i can also make it work like u :)
Edited after original posting.
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25 Nov 15 06:16 PM
Dosa ( Easy Dosa Recipe )
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 on 12 Oct 10 03:50 PM