by Tarla Dalal
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The Maida Dosa is made with an aromatic and flavourful plain flour batter perked up with coconut, green chillies and a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves. The secret of making this dosa lies in moderating the tava’s temperature by sprinkling a little water on it before pouring the batter. Use butter to cook these dosas and remember to serve them immediately.
- Combine the coconut, green chillies, sugar and ½ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
- Combine the plain flour, coconut mixture, salt and 1 cup of water in a deep bowl and whisk well to make a smooth batter. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 10 seconds.
- Pour this tempering over the batter and mix well.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
- Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it in a circular motion to make a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle.
- Smear a little butter over it and along the edges and cook on a high flame till the dosa turns brown in colour and crisp.
- Fold over to make a semi-circle.
- Repeat with the remaining batter to make 7 more dosas.
- Serve immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.
Nutrient values per dosa
|Vitamin A||117.2 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin C||0.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||0.8 mcg|
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