Plain Dosa


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Dosa has put south india on every culinary hot spot of the world. Served traditionally with sambhar and chutney. Very quick and easy to make dosa.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 8 servings
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3/4 cup raw rice (chawal)
1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
2 tbsp steamed rice (chawal)
2 tbsp puffed rice (kurmura)
5 to 7 fenugreek (methi) seeds
ghee for frying
salt to taste
butter for serving

  1. Wash the urad dal, raw rice and methi seeds. Soak in a little water along with the poha and cooked rice for at least 2 hours.
  2. Grind to a smooth paste with a little water. Cover and keep aside for at least 4 hours. Add salt and mix well
  3. Heat a non-stick tava and grease lightly with ghee. When hot, sprinkle a little water, pour 2 to 3 tablespoons of batter and cook on one side.
  4. Pour a little ghee along the edges while cooking. When crispy, fold and serve hot with butter.
  5. Repeat for the remaining batter.

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