Dosa Recipe

Dosa Recipe

To prepare crisp dosas you need:

  • 3 cups parboiled rice (washed and soaked overnight)
  • 1 cup urad dal (washed and soaked overnight)
  • 1/2 tsp. soda bicarbonate
  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

  • Having soaked both rice and dal separately, wash well with plenty of water.
  • Grind dal to a very fine paste.
  • Grind rice till fine grains are left (like very fine semolina).
  • Mix both rice and dal together after grinding.
  • Add soda bi-carb and salt and beat well.
  • Add a little water if necessary.
  • The batter should be fairly thick.
  • Cover and keep aside for 7-8 hours, undisturbed. (preferably in a warm place)
  • Beat the curds well.
  • Add to the batter, add more water if required.
  • The consistency of the batter should be thick enough to thickly coat on a spoon when dipped.
  • Heat the iron griddle or non-stick tawa well.
  • Pour a spoonful of batter in the centre, spread with the back of the spoon to a thin round.
  • Pour a tsp. of ghee or oil over it.
  • Remove with spatula when crisp.