3 cups Raw Rice
1 cup tightly packed atukulu /poha( Indian Beaten Rice )
1 tsp menthulu( Methi seeds)
1/4 cup minapappu( Urad Dal )
1/4 cup sour beaten yogurt
1/2 tbsp salt
a pinch of baking soda
Soak rice, methi seeds, and urad dal together overnight for 4-5 hours.
Soak beaten rice or poha /atukulu in seperate bowl with beaten yougurt for 1-2 hrs.
Grind soaked beaten rice first to a smooth paste and set aside .
Grind soaked rice mixture into very smooth paste adding water.Do not add too much water just add enough water to grind.
Add salt and baking soda .
Mix well with hands and keep in a warm place overnight .
Heat griddle or tawa in medium heat, cut onion into half and rub on griddle( This makes dosas to come off without sticking to pan )Pour a laddleful of batter. DO NOT SPREAD, and let it cook gradually over medium heat.
It should look like a thick pancake.
Add very little oil INSIDE the edges of dosa .Once the bubbles are formed let it cook for 1 min or till nicely roasted.Flip and cook one the other side for just 2 sec or till it is slightly roasted.
Serve hot with coconut chutney , allam pachadi (Ginger chutney) or saagu.
This recipe is reaching WYF Breakfast Event hosted by EC.