South Indian cuisine

Rava Dosa

Ingredients :
2 cups semolina (sooji, rava) 1/4 cup coconut (narial) (scraped)
1/2 cup rice (chawal) flour 12 cashew nuts
1/2 cup buttermilk 2 tbsp peppercorns
1/4 tsp asafoetida 1 tsp      cumin seeds
1 inch ginger (adrak) 2 tbsp    vegetable fat (ghee)
4 nos.  green chilies refined oil  to fry
10-12 nos. curry leaves (kari patta) Salt to taste

Preparation :
  • Blend rava, rice flour and buttermilk to make a thin batter, add asafoetida and required salt. Stand the batter for at least 6 hours.
  • Wash and finely chop the ginger, green chilies and curry leaves. Chop the coconut and cashew nut into very small bits.
  • Crush the peppercorns and cumin seeds. Heat the ghee and roast peppercorn and cumin seeds in it and add to the batter.
  • Mix the chopped greens, coconut and cashew into the batter. Stir well.
  • Grease a non-stick tawa, smear little oil. Pour a ladle full of the batter and spread by swirling the tava.
  • Pour a tablespoon oil around and on the dosa.
  • Cook till it is crisp and golden in color. Remove and serve hot.