Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas)

Neer Dosa (  Idlis and Dosas)

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Nothing like this Neer Dosa to soothe your palate! Made with a simple batter of raw rice, this dosa has a soothing flavour and a mildly chewy texture that is very appealing.

The batter for this dosa does not require any fermentation. Although simplicity is the highlight of the Neer Dosa, it requires a bit of expertise to prepare it perfectly.

Make sure the tava is really hot before pouring the batter, and ensure the dosa is cooked well before you try to remove it, else you will end up with bits and pieces instead of a nice, big dosa!

If you like a bit of spice, serve it with coconut chutney or vegetable stew, else combine it with sweetened coconut churna. As a variant, grind some grated coconut along with the rice, for an even softer dosa.

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Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas) recipe - How to make Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 dosas (10 dosa )
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1 cup raw rice (chawal) , soaked for 2 hours and drained
salt to taste
oil for greasing

For The Churna
1/4 cup grated jaggery (gur)
3/4 cup grated coconut
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
For the churna

    For the churna
  1. Put the jaggery in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Switch off the flame, add the coconut and cardamom powder and mix well.
  3. Cool, store refrigerated and use within 1 day.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the drained raw rice and ½ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add 1 cup of water and salt and mix well.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) till red hot, sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  4. Grease the tava (griddle), with a little oil and pour approx. ? cup (approx. 5 tbsp) of the batter on it and tilt tht tava (griddle), in a circular motion to make a round dosa.
  5. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Fold the dosa into a triangle.
  6. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 9 more dosas.
  7. Serve immediately with churna.

Neer Dosa Recipe by Tarla Dalal


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per dosa
Energy121 cal
Protein1.4 g
Carbohydrates17.1 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat5.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.6 mg

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Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas)
 on 27 Jan 16 12:35 AM

Can we make this with simple rice instead of raw rice.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Saki, If you will use parboiled rice also known as (ukda chawal) in hindi.. It will be difficult to make the dosa.. Raw rice also known as (kaccha chawal) in hindi is the perfect rice to make the neer dosa. I hope this information will help you to select the rice. Please do try the recipe and give us your feedback.. and feel free to ask us any more query, we are ready to help you.. Happy Cooking!!
27 Jan 16 01:53 PM
Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas)
 on 15 Sep 15 10:00 AM

Can this made with rice powder instead directly in the morning?
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Tarla Dalal    No, it cannot be made with rice powder as spreading the dosa on the tava will be difficult.
15 Sep 15 02:40 PM
Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas )
 on 11 May 15 04:50 PM

A super soft and thin as tissue. This Neer Dosa just melts in the mouth, one can easily make this, because there is no fermenting.Best accompanied with vegetable stew and chutney. This dosa is made often in my house.