Monday, 23 January 2012

Sada (Plain) Dosa

  1. 1 cup plain rice
  2. 1 cup parboiled rice
  3. 1/4 cup white udad dal
  4. 1/2 tsp. methi (fenugreek) seeds
  5. 1 /2 tsp soda bi carbonate
  6. 1/2 cup curds
  7. 10-12 tsps. ghee or oil as preferred
  8. water for grinding.
  1. Wash the rices and dal together.
  2. Add plenty of water and methi seeds.
  3. Allow to soak for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  4. Rewash the rice by draining the water 2-3 times.
  5. Grind to a paste. Rawa -like grains should be felt in the batter. Add soda bicarb and salt and mix well.
  6. Keep aside in a warm place for 8-10 hours.
  7. Beat the curds well.
  8. Add to the batter, add more water if required.
  9. The consistency of the batter should be thick enough to thickly coat on a spoon when dipped.
  10. Heat the iron griddle or non-stick tawa well.
  11. Pour a spoonful of batter in the centre, spread with the back of the spoon to a thin round.
  12. Pour a tsp. of ghee or oil over it.
  13. Remove with spatula when crisp.
  14. Serve hot with chutney and / or sambar.