Jeeraga ( Cuminseeds) Dosai
I suddenly planned to make this Dosai. I felt like making a very different Dosai both in taste and aroma. I made this Dosai for breakfast today. I got bored with the usual Coconut Chutney. For a change I tried Peanut( Verkadalai) Chutney. I really liked this combi.
This Dosai recipe is amazing. Super soft and very refreshing. I have not used coconut in this Dosai. I did not want coconut in both the Dosai and the Chutney. A unique blend of Jeera, blackpepper, green chilli and ginger. Do give a try. I am sure you will simply enjoy this Dosai. Have it for breakfast or dinner. You will just love it.
Idli rice – 2 cups
Raw rice – 1/4 cup
Urad dhal – 1/2 cup
Thin poha ( Aval ) – 1 /2 cup
Methi seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
Sago ( Sabudana) – 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
To Season in ghee
Ghee – 1 teaspoon
Jeera ( cumin seeds ) – 1 tablespoon
Coarsely powdered black pepper – 1 teaspoon
Asafoetida powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves ( pounded well ) – little
An equal mix of oil and ghee to drizzle around the dosas.
Wash both the rice, urad dhal, sago and methi seeds. Soak in sufficient water for 4 to 5 hours. Wash the poha ( aval )and soak it separately in water for 1 hour. Drain the water from the rice and the dhal mixture and grind it in a wet grinder along with the poha. Add enough water and grind to a smooth batter. The consistency of the batter has to be like our regular dosa batter. Add the salt to taste. Mix well. Cover and leave it aside to ferment for 8 to10 hours. Mix the batter well. Season. Mix well.
Heat a dosa pan. Grease it with a mix of oil and ghee. Once the pan is heated, sim the flame. Make medium sized little thick dosas. Drizzle little oil and ghee on all the sides. Cook till light golden on both the sides. Serve the hot dosa with Peanut Chutney.
1) Do not cook the Dosai on high flame. The colour will change.
2) Adding little Sago will give a nice sheen to the Dosai.