May 21, 2007

Rawa Dosa


1. Semolina - 1 cup
2. Rice Flour - 3/4 cup
3. Maida - 1/2 cup
4. Onion - 1
5. Green chillis - 3
6. Coriander leaves - a handful
7. Cumin seeds - a pinch
8. Curry leaves - a few
9. Curd/ yogurt - 3 tbsp
10. Salt - as per taste
11. Water - as required for the batter
12. Oil - required to drizzle around dosas

1. Mix all the flours together. Chop onion (if the onion is big then use just 3/4th of it), green chillis, coriander leaves and curry leaves finely. Now mix all the ingredients together in a bowl by adding sufficient water. The consistency should be neither too thick nor too thin. Keep aside for 15 minutes to half hour.

2. Heat a griddle or tawa. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread just like a normal dosa. Add a teaspoon of oil around. Wait till the bottom is golden brown. Turn over and fry for another minute.

1. Tomatoes - 3 (ripe)
2. Dry red chillis - 4
3. Coriander leaves - 3 full sprigs
4. Garlic (lightly smashed)- 1 clove
5. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
6. salt - as per taste
7. Oil - 3 tbsp
8. Water - 3/4th of a cup

1. Heat oil in a kadai or pan. Add dry red chillis, chopped tomatoes and smashed garlic. Sauté for a few minutes or till the tomatoes are soft. Now add the cumin seeds and cleaned coriander leaves. Turn the stove off.

2. In a blender put the above pulp, add salt and water and blend to a smooth paste. If sweetness is desired, a small piece of jaggery or 1/4 tsp of sugar can be added.

1. Grated coconut - 1 cup
2. Green chillis - 2
3. Coriander leaves - a handful
4. Ginger - 1/2" piece
5. Salt - as per taste
6. Water - 1 cup

For seasoning:
1. Oil - 1 tbsp
2. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
3. Dry red chilli - 1 (broken into 2)
4. Curry leaves - 3-4 leaves

1. Put all the ingredients in a blender and grind to a smooth paste or as per the preferred consistency. Pour into serving bowl.

2. Heat oil in a small kadai. Add the mustard seeds. When it splutters, add the broken red chilli and curry leaves. Turn the stove off and pour the seasoning into the chutney.


Asha said...

Great mouthwatering classic combo Vini! Thanks for posting:))

Maggie said...

Rawa Dosa is my all time favorite. Great presentation and I like the way you share your recipes. Keep Posting!!!
- Maggie

Aruna said...

Vini, Nice Dosa!! Love the Rawa dosa, I too prepare it the same way,

Roopa said...

rava dosa looks crisp and golden all time favorite:)

Sumitha said...

Vini coming here for the first time!You have a wonderful blog,so many things to learn from you,cant wait to see what you have in store next:)

Padmaja said...

Whenever i go to India on holiday, i have this rawa dosa everyday as my mom makes the most delicious crispy ones.
Mine always turns into a disaster as the qts keep changing, I will try u'rs and see!!
It looks absolutely amazing!!

Seena said...

hiiiiiiiii..nalla vishappu..I like this Vini..I make this tomato chutney with rice when am lazy to make curry.