Togari Bele BenneDose ( Toovar Dhal Butter Dosa )
Toovar dhal dosa is so soft and yummy. Very nutritious. Very easy to prepare. This dose is a special recipe of my friend Priya Rao who lives in Hubli. Thanks Priya. I am very happy to share these 2 recipes with all of you.
Togari Bele Benne Dose goes well with any Chutney, Huli or Chutney Pudi ( Chutney Podi ). Can also pack this Dose for lunch box.
Idli rice – 1 and 3/4 cups
Toovar dhal – 4 tablespoons
Channa dhal- 3 tablespoons
Thick poha – 1/4 cup
Methi seeds – 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil – to drizzle around the dose
Oil – 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Urad dhal – 1 tablespoon
Channa dhal – 1 tablespoon
Jeera – 1 teaspoon
Dry red chillies – 2 ( deseeded and chopped to small pieces )
Finely chopped green curry leaves – little
Asafoetida powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Required quantity of butter to spread on the Dose.
First, wash and soak the rice, dhal’s and methi seeds in enough water in a big dish for 3 hours. Cover and keep it aside. Wash the poha and soak it in water for 3 hours. Cover the poha with a lid. Keep it aside.
Drain both the poha and he rice dhal mix. Grind it in a wet grinder to a very smooth paste. Add salt to taste. Cover and leave it aside to ferment. Once the mix has fermented, add the seasoning. Mix well. Heat a dosa pan. Make little thick dosas. Drizzle oil all around. Cover and cook till golden. Flip the dosa and cook the other side to a golden colour. Cook the Dose on sim flame till golden. Smear butter on the dose and serve.
1) Can also add little grated carrots and grated cabbage with little finely chopped green coriander leaves to the seasoned dose batter.
2) See to that the dose batter does not over ferment. The taste is not good.