Monday, October 29, 2012

Konkani style Urad-rava dosa

Here's a simple, crispy rava/semolina dosa recipe that can be made instantly.This dosa tastes almost like medu vada,no need of fermenting the batter,just grind the soaked black gram dal and prepare this crispy dosa just like any other dosa
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: Approximately 2 mins for each dosa
  • 21/2cups Bombay Rava/semolina
  • 3/4 cup Urad dal
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 1tbsp Chopped fresh coconut pieces
  • 1tsp Hing/asafoetida
  • 1tbsp Chopped curry leaves
Cooking Directions

  1. Soak Urad dal overnight or at least 4-5 hours.
  2. Next day morning grind it to smooth paste.
  3. Now mix in rava/semolina little at a time to avoid any lumps.Mix it well to make a smooth thick batter using water as required( batter should be thick like idli batter)
  4. Add all the remaining ingredients and let the batter stand for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat a griddle and pour a ladle full of the batter and lightly spread it to make a 6-7" round pancakes and pour a spoonful of ghee or oil and cover it for a minute.
  6. When the one side is cooked add 1/2 a tsp of oil and turn over and cook on a medium flame till crisp and golden
  7. serve hot with ginger or Asafoetida chutney.
Tip: you can use fermented urad dal batter but this fresh batter tastes just like our medu vada.So my mom calls it ambado(medu vada) pitta polo