Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Masala Dosa with Brown Rice

Brown Rice - 1 cup
Urad Dal - 3/4 th cup
Methi Seeds - 10
Brown Rice Powder - 2 tbsp
Red Onion - cut in half from middle

Soak brown rice, urad dal and methi seeds overnight.

Wash, drain and grind the mix finely adding a little water as required. Add rice powder and salt and cover and leave it to ferment for 12 hours.

Mix a little water to make the consistency like pancake. Heat a cast iron tawa, rub the tawa with the cut end of the onion. Put a ladle full of mixture and fry the dosa with a little oil. Serve with sambar and dosa bhaji.

For Dosa Bhaji:
1 onion - finely chopped
3 small red potatoes - soft boiled and chopped
1/2 tea spn mustard seeds
2 tea spn urad dal - soaked for an hour
2 tsp roasted chana dal / dalia
4-5 chopped green chilies
6-7 curry leaves
A pinch turmeric and hing
1/2 tea spn finely chopped ginger

Heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal.

When dal is slightly browned, add curry leaves, ginger, green chilies and onion. Fry till they turn translucent.

Pour 1/2 cup water, salt and turmeric. Cook for sometime. Now add the potatoes and mix well. Cook for a few minutes more.

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