Saturday, November 25, 2006

Bellam Dosa

It's quick and easy no need to go to the fermentation hassle. When you want a change from normal Idli, Dosa or Roti routine and is ideal for unexpected guests. The kids love it............

For Batter:

Bellam/Jaggery - 1no. rice cup (grated)
Warm Water - 3no. rice cup
Chapati Flour - 2 and 1/2 rice cup*
Baking Soda - a pinch


1) Take a big bowl add Bellam/Jaggery and warm water, mix it with your hand to dissolve the jaggery. Strain this liquid in to seperate bowl. Rinse the empty dish now and transfer the liquid back in to the bowl.

2) Add 1tbsp C.Flour at a time and mix it with hand to remove any lumps which may form. Repeat the process until you finish entire C.Flour.

3) Add Baking soda and mix.

4) Heat a non-stick tawa, mix the batter once and pour 2 ladleful of batter on to the centre of the tawa and spread it in to medium thick round, cover for 30secs. Remove the lid add 1tsp oil around the edges of the dosa and cook for few secs or until brown underneath. Turn it over and cook for 1min and serve.

Serve it with Ginger pickle or Coconut chutney. yum..................

© 2006 by Rajani Rayudu