May 21, 2007

Rawa Dosa


RAWA DOSA

Ingredients:
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

Method:
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.

TOMATO CHUTNEY
Ingredients:
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

Method:
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.


COCONUT CHUTNEY
Ingredients:
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

Method:
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.

7 comments:

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 brown...my 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.