Bamboo Shoot Spicy Pancakes

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Total Time:
1.75 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Raw rice - 1/2 cup
  • Red gram (toor) dal - 1/2 cup
  • Dry red chillies - 3 to 4
  • Tamarind - 1.5 cm ball
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Finely shredded bamboo shoot - 1/2 cup
  • Minced onion - 1/2 cup
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Bamboo Shoot Spicy Pancakes

  • Wash and soak rice and dal together in water for 1 hour.
  • Roast red chillies with 1/2 tsp oil.
  • Drain the rice and dal of water.
  • Add chillies, tamarind and coconut. Grind to a stiff, slightly coarse paste.
  • Mix in the bamboo shoots, onion and salt.
  • Heat a griddle or dosa pan. With a moist hand, pick up about 1/6 the paste and place on the pan.
  • Flatten carefully with hand (take care to touch only the mixture and not the pan) to a round, about a cm thick.
  • Pour a tsp of oil all around it and cook on moderate heat till the underside is golden brown.
  • Turn over the pancake, pour some more oil and cook the other side. Use all the mixture thus.
  • Serve.