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:    Total 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 12 Oct 16 02:31 AM


Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 03 Oct 16 08:47 PM


Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 20 Sep 16 06:19 AM


Already i purchase u r handy book on south indian snacks plz let me know use of miligudi podi. Even i purchase u r book on rolls it is one of the best book on rolls. & regular purchase u r book cooking & more Thank u very much.keep going u r knowdlge will help us
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sunil, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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20 Sep 16 09:49 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 19 Sep 16 05:44 PM


Mam is it necessary to put meethi n why it is put
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nishtha, Yes it is necessary to add methi seeds, it wont give much taste but improves the texture of the dosas.
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20 Sep 16 09:51 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 28 Aug 16 03:13 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Kanchan. We are delighted you loved the Dosa recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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29 Aug 16 10:06 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 14 Aug 16 04:34 PM


Hi mam....whatever dish I make .....I follow your site only.....it gives me great peace of mind as well as mouth splashing taste to my family.....your recepies are so easy going n delightful dat it makes me feel good to prepare by yr suggested process
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words Anshu. Keep trying more recipes from our website and share your valuable feedback with us.
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16 Aug 16 11:44 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 06 Aug 16 12:25 PM


Love this recipe.
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 29 Jul 16 11:37 AM


when u will start ur resturant chain
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Aishwarya : Our goal is to provide very well researched Vegetarian recipes to all Indians through our website and also provide easy recipe videos for users to follow https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYRRwNWXxCKFaVjFuXo1I8Q Thanks for your interest and keep posting your thoughts and comments to us.
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29 Jul 16 11:58 AM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 23 Jul 16 10:25 AM


Hi mam, can we add arhar dal wih urad dal.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Devki, We have not tried with arhar dal, we suggest you follow the recipe exactly.
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23 Jul 16 02:36 PM
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe)
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 on 29 Jun 16 05:02 PM


Can we discard soaking water
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you have to discard the soaking water.
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30 Jun 16 09:11 AM
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