Friday, March 14, 2008

Paper Dosa






Ingredients for dosa batter

5 cups raw rice
1 cup urad dal
1 cup poha (atukulu)
1 tsp methi seeds (fenugreek seeds)

After fermenting

salt
1/2 tsp baking soda

Method

Wash rice , urad dal and poha add methi seeds mix everything and SOAK overnight with enough water (atleast 8 hours)

Next morning drain water from above soaked mixture and grind in to a course batter by adding just enough water ( it must be like a pancake batter consistancy)

Now keep the batter for fermenting atleast 7 hours or overnight

( If weather is cold keep the batter in oven and turn on oven light or preheat oven for 5 min ,turn off and keep batter )


Befor making dosa add salt and 1/2 tsp baking soda ,mix well

Batter is ready for dosa

Potato filling



Ingredients for Potato filling


2 potatoes ( boiled)

1 big onion (sliced)

4 green chillis (slit)

1 tbs ginger (chopped)

1 tsp cumin and musturd seeds

1/4 cup cilantro

salt

3 tbs oil

1/2 tsp turmuric

1 tbs chana dal


Method


Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds,musturd seeds,chanadal fry for 1 min then add ginger ,onions,greenchillis ,turmuric and salt sautee until onions become soft then add boiled potato cubes ,cilantro and 1/4 cup water mix eveything and cook for 3 min ( If u want u can add frozen peas)


Done





Ingredients for Onion spread


1 cup onions( chopped)

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp tamaring paste

salt


Grind everything to a chunkey paste and keep aside




pappula podi ( roasted chanadal powder )


1/2 cup pappulu ( roasted chanadal or chutney dal)

1 tsp cumin seeds ( toasted)

1 small piece tamarind

5 dry red chillis( toasted)

salt


grind everything to a fine powder







For making dosa


Heat dosa griddle to medium heat and spread batter with laddle like as shown in below picture then add 1 tsp oil and spread onion paste and sprinkle dal powder

and add 1 scoop of potato filling in the middle and fold ``





For cone dosa cut one half of dosa in middle as shown in below picture and turn it round










40 comments:

Srivalli said...

great pictures...looks lovely..are you sending this to my dosa event?

easycrafts said...

Looks lovely...never tried dosa with this proportion...bookmarked

jayasree said...

Crisp dosas. Looks so Pro. Who can resist these paper roast... Still drooling over the dosas... Don't forger to send it over to the Dosa mela of Srivalli.

Jayashree said...

Looks crisp and perfect....I like the pics that show how to make a cone.

vandana rajesh said...

nice pics. The dosa batter looks nice and lovely. Dosa is a part of my daily breakfast menu and so can really say by the looks of it that it is really yumm..

Sia said...

beautiful step by step instruction...

sowmya said...

they are just perfect..wonderful pictures..

Asha said...

Excellent!! Send it to Sri's Dosa Mela. Perfect looking dosa.

kamala said...

Nice cone Dosa.very crispy.

Vani said...

5:1 ratio of rice and urad dal-must be awesome. I use 4:1 normally. Will try this. Nice pix. The dosa looks delish!

Vaishali said...

What a delicious-looking dosa and such lovely pictures. Great job, Sagari!

Kalai said...

Sagari, that looks so professional!! I'm definitely trying this out soon! :)

bee said...

lovely. the trouble is that it won't ferment in my house no matter what i do.

Happy cook said...

Hi hi just saw srivalli's comment and while i was seeing your post i was just thinking the same.
Looks so delicious, And socrispy, u r pro in making dosas

Pooja V said...

lovely dosa :). I feel like coming over right now for a bite, can I?

Divya Vikram said...

Looks too good..The way u make the cone is too professional..The pictures look tempting..Would like to have one right now.

Divya Vikram said...

Looks too good..The way u make the cone is too professional..The pictures look tempting..Would like to have one right now.

Cham said...

Looks perfect ur crispy paper dosa :) great job.

Uma said...

wow, Sagari! You are a pro. in making paper dosas. Whenever I go the restaurant in India, I order this. Thanks for showing a nice step by step instructions for making this dosa.

Alpa said...

that is one mean dosa! i've never used a 5:1 ratio before, will try it the next time i make dosas.

Saswati said...

Wow Sagari that triangle shaped dosa looks ummmmm!!thanx for the recipe ..i never thought that the ratio of rice and dal wud be 5:1

roopa said...

great pics !! loved all the other recipes, pepper chicken, shrimp biriyani and noodles, yumm:)

srikar's kitchen said...

great pics.mouth watering dishes.

Mansi Desai said...

That's a perfect Dosa Sagari! I don't know when I'd be able to make one like that!!:(

btw, you could send this in to my WBB-Balanced Breakfasts event:)

Richa said...

lovely! u've made it so well sagari!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Wow u make me feel hungry now ! Looks perfect!

Dhivya said...

superb disa...

Rupa said...

Perrrrfect Dosa..just like the restaurent one

Namratha said...

Looks so yummy Sagari, perfect! Love the topi dosa (hat shaped) :D

TBC said...

Love the cone and beautiful pics.

Red Chillies said...

Loved the cone dosa. I rememebr we used to have it in Bangalore restaurants.

A Cook @ Heart said...

Simply superb! Paper Dosa looks so CRISP!!! I love that cone! used to eat only that when I was little! MY parents would specially ask the waiter to make mine ina 'hat' shape!!

Bharathy said...

One of the perfect paper roast I have ever seen in blogosphere!!!!!
Soooo nice!!
The prawn biriyani and the dosas torture me! :(

Homecooked said...

Wow...your dosa looks crisp and delicious!!! Thanks for the recipe.

Lavi said...

Dosa looks great and crisp Sagari..

Divya said...

Dosa is looking so yummy sagari..cant wait to have a bite.Very nice pics too.Yummy!!!

Laavanya said...

Such beautiful pictures and what wonderful, perfect dosas Sagari - simply superb!

ANJALI JOSHI said...

this is amazing.. love ur recipes..

Sunshinemom said...

OOOh!!! I am hungry!!

Ramya harish said...

sagari, perfect paper roast..yummy.. lovely cone.

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