Thursday, March 19, 2009

Kuzhi Paniyaram

Ingredients :

Dosa batter - 2 - 3 cups(prepared by grinding 4 cups of idly rice with 1 cup of Urad dhal)

For seasoning:-

  • Curry leaves(chopped finely)
  • Bengal gram - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 2 tsp
  • Black gram - 2 tsp
  • Asafoetida- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - As reqd
  • Green chillies(finely chopped) - As reqd
  • Ginger - 1/2" piece(chopped finely)
  • Oil - 4 tbsp

Preparation Method :

1)Heat oil in a pan.

2)Splutter mustard, black gram and Bengal gram.

3)Once they turn light brown, add the asafoetida, curry leaves, chillies and ginger and salt and saute for 2 mins.

4)Add this to the dosa batter and mix well. ( If the batter is little thick, add 1/2 cup of water and then add the above mix.)

5)Heat a paniyaram vessel with a little oil in each of the opening.

6)Add the batter 3/4 the holder and let it cook for 2 - 3 mins per side

7) Serve hot it with chutney.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Set Dosa

Ingredients :

Rice - 2 1/2 cups
Black gram - 1 cup
Rice flakes(Aval/Poha) - 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
Salt - 2 tsp

Preparation Method:

1)Soak rice, black gram and poha separately for 4-5 hours.
2)Soak cumin seeds and poha for 45 minutes.
3)Grind all ingredients and make a fine batter.
4)Keep the batter overnight.
5)Add salt.
5)Make set dosas by adding one spoon full of batter in the middle of the pan but not spreading as in ordinary dosas.

PS: This set dosa tastes good with veg kurma and coconut chutney.