Friday, June 17, 2011

Onion Dosa (Khara Uthappam)

                        Rice: 2 cups
                        Urad dal: 1/4 cup
                        Channa dal: 1 tbspn
                        Fenugreek(menthya): 1/2 tspn
                        Onion: 1/2 cup( finely chopped)
                        Red chilli: 4-5
                        Turmeric: 1/4 tspn
                        Cumin(Jeera): 2 tspn
                        Coriander leaves: 7-8 sprig
                         Asafoetida: pinch
                        Salt to taste

                  1. soak rice, urad dal, channa dal and fenugreek for 4-5 hrs. Drain out the water.
                  2. Add the rice and dal mixture along with other ingredients  except onion and salt in a blender and grind with enough water to form a  dosa batter consistency.
                  3. Leave it for an hour.
                  4. Add finely chopped onion and salt. Stir well.
                  5. Heat tava on a medium heat.
                  6. With a laddle, pour a scoop of batter on the center of the tava.
                  7. Spread it outward from the center ( this dosas are made smaller than  the regular dosa).
                   8. Drizzle a tspn of oil on the dosa and cover with a lid.
                   9. Fry on both the sides. It should be light golden brown in color.
                  10. Serve hot with chutney or pickle.

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