Saturday, 13 August 2011

Dhal Dosa (Maami's Corner)

Tired of the usual IDLI-DOSA,DOSA-IDLI breakfast? Try this for a change!  
Courtesy: Seethalakshmi Mani

INGREDIENTS:
Red gram dhal: 1/2cup cooked
Coriander leaves: 2 tbsps chopped
Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
Cumin powder: 1/2tsp
Dosa batter: 2 cups
Sesame oil: as required

For dosa batter:
Raw rice: 1 cup
Black gram dhal/urad dhal: 1/4cup
Fenugreek: 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Soak rice, dhal & fenugreek for 2 hours.
Grind to a smooth paste, of pouring consistency & keep aside to fement for 6 to 8 hours (or overnight.)

METHOD:
Mash cooked dhal well, add to dosa batter along with chopped coriander leaves, chilli powder & cumin powder. Mix well.
Pour onto a hot tawa , spread to make small dosas.
Dribble sesame oil around it, brown both sides & serve with coconut chutney.    

For coconut chutney:
Coconut: ½
Green chilli: 6
Puffed Bengal gram: 2 tbsps
Curry leaves a few
Shallots: 3
Salt to taste
Oil: 1 tsp

Sauté green chilli in oil & grind with rest of the ingredients.
Temper with mustard, dry red chilli & serve.

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