Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mixed Dal Dosa / adai

 This is a dosa prepared from couple of split dals. Dhals are soaked in water for a little more than 5 hours along with rice and ground into fine batter adding enough water. Green chiles can also be ground at this time if preferred. 

Rice 1/2 Cup
Chana Dal 1/3 Cup
Toor Dal 1/3 Cup
Moong Dal 1/3 Cup
Urad Dal 1/2 Cup
Yogurt 2 tbsps
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Green Chillies 3 - 5
Salt to taste
Oil as required

Method :
Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies.
Soak all dals and rice together in enough water for 5 - 6 hours.
Wash all the soaked dal under water and grind everything into fine paste adding water.
Mix in yogurt, chopped green chillies, cumin seeds and enough salt to the dosa batter.
Add more water if required to make somewhat thin batter.
Heat a flat pan on medium - high heat.
Apply half a tsp of oil on the hot pan.
Pour a ladle full of dosa batter in the middle of the pan and thinly spread it around in circular motion.
Leave the dosa for a minute or two, when edges start to brown, pour half a tsp of oil around the dosa.
Turn on the other side and let it cook for few more seconds.
Fold twice and remove the dosa onto a serving plate.
Repeat the same with remaining dosa batter.
Serve mixed dal dosa with plain coconut chutney , groundnut chutney or vegetable avial.

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