Tuesday, March 15, 2011


2 cups rice
1/4 cup toor dal
1/2 cup coconut, grated
6 or more dry red chillies
1/4 tsp tamarind pulp
1 cup cabbage/ paddole seeds/ onion/ mashingasang phool- finely chopped
oil to fry

Soak rice and dal for a couple fo hours. Grind coconut, tamarind, chillies to a fine paste using a little water.
Add rice and dal and grind further to make a coarse paste . Add salt. Use one of the following; cabbage with onion, snakegourd seeds, drumstick leaves or flowers.

Heat a griddle with oil, pour a spoonful of batter and spread with the spoon or flatten with hand to a thick dosa.  The beauty of these are the ease making it no-fail side dish  for the novice. Flip over the dosa and fry on the other side till lightly roasted. Serve hot with dalithoy and rice.