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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Rava Dosa

Instant Rava Dosa

Instant Rava Dosa is really quick and easy to make. I couldn't get a better picture of the dosa. This was the only left over dosa.

Ingredients: Quantity
Rava/Sooji 1 cup
Rice Flour 1 cup
All purpose Flour 1/2 cup
Yogurt 2-3 tbsp
Onion finely chopped (Optional) 1/4 cup
Ginger Grated 1/2 tsp
Green Chilies chopped 1-2 nos
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Black Pepper 1 tsp
Curry Leaves 1 strand
Coriander Leaves Chopped 1 tbsp
Salt To taste
Water As needed
Oil For pan roast

1) Mix all the dry ingredients, Rava, Rice flour and all purpose flour together.
2) Add the beaten yogurt and enough water to make it into a thin batter. Add enough salt.
3) Add chopped onions, grated ginger, chopped green chilies, cumin seeds, black pepper, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
4) Let the batter sit for 30-45 min's.
5) Heat the griddle/dosa tava and pour in the batter. Let it cook for a few min's and then pour in oil to the sides and turn to the other side and let it cook for few min's.
6) Serve hot with Sambar or Coconut Chutney or Tomato Chutney.

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Thakkali/Tomato chutney is a very good accompaniment with idli or any type of dosa. I have got this recipe from my hubby.

Ingredients: Quantity
Tomatoes Chopped 4-5 nos
Onion Chopped 1 nos
Garlic Peeled 2 nos
Ginger Chopped 1 tsp
Dried Red Chili 2-3 nos
Urad Dal 2 tsp
Tamarind 1-2 tsp
Salt To taste
Oil 1-2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Urad Dal
Curry Leaves 1 strand
Sesame/Gingelly Oil 2 tbsp

1) Heat oil in a pan and sauté the urad dal, red chilies, onions, garlic and ginger.
2) Once the onions are caramelized, add the tomatoes, tamarind and salt and sauté until tomatoes are well cooked.
3) Let it cool and blend it finely.
4) Heat gingelly oil in a pan and add the ingredients for tempering and when the mustard sputter add the ground chutney and let it cook for few min's and serve it with any kind of dosa or Idli..