Moru Dosa


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A traditional and unique dosa recipe, Moru dosa is soft and made from plain flour. A nice variation to the typical crisp dosas, the moru dosa is easy to prepare and traditionally enjoyed with coconut chutney.

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Moru Dosa recipe - How to make Moru Dosa



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1 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tsp chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
oil for greasing

  1. Grind the coconut, green chillies and sugar with a little water to make a smooth paste.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the flour, coconut mixture, salt and 3/4 cup of water and whisk well to make a smooth batter.
  3. Prepare the tempering by heating the oil in a small bowl and adding the mustard seeds. when they crackle, add the curry leaves.
  4. Pour this tempering over the batter and mix well.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava on a medium flame till hot and grease it lightly with oil.
  6. Pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava and spread it to get a dosa of 2 mm. thickness.
  7. Smear a little oil from the sides and cook the dosa on a medium flame till evenly browned on one side.
  8. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  9. Serve immediately.

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This recipe was contributed by n2001r on 11 Jan 2002

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