Since we are Southindian, dosas are our favourites.. Well I like all kinda food, its my husband's favourite.. but when the demands are like instant ones.. you cant spend time on fermentation, etc... so I invented this recipe... just soak for 2 -3 hrs and grind it with little spices and enjoy... :)
This dosa can be made with all the split dals... and its an ideal breakfast dish as its rich in protien.. You can add your choice of spices or even herbs while grinding and can make it more nutritious...
Most of the time I even add some chopped vegetables and grated cheese on top and cook it on steam... and it becomes my Indian Pizza...or should i say Southindian Pizza....You can use your imagination and do wonders..
Well as far as this recipe goes its a simple one..
1 cup moong dal (soaked for 2 - 3 hrs)
1 cup urad dal (soaked for 2 - 3 hrs)
1/2 inch peice of ginger chopped roughly
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 green chilly chopped roughly
salt as per taste
Wash the dals for 3 to 4 times and soak them together for 2 to 3 hours and drain it. Grind these dals finely in a mixer along with ginger, green chilly, cumin seeds and salt by adding the water in which the dals were soaked.. Remove the batter in a bowl and beat it with a spatula for few seconds.
Heat a tawa or a flat griddle and sprinkle little drops of oil and spread evenly. Then put 2 big spoonfuls of the batter and spread it in circular motion to make a thin dosa. Now cover the lid and cook it for few minutes on medium flame till the bottom gets light brown. Flip over the dosa and cook on other side without lid for 2 - 3 minutes. Serve it with any type of chutney of your choice. I served this with tomoato and peanut chutney which you can find in my next post...