Corn Meal Dosa

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Total Time:
5-6 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup Corn meal
  • 1/5 cup - Urad dal (black gram lentils)
  • 4 tsp Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup sour curd
  • 2.5 cups -water (or more until batter is like a thick buttermilk)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain (optional)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 small bunch coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped or grated
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Corn Meal Dosa

  • Soak the urad dal for about 2 hours and grind it to a smooth paste.
  • Mix it with the corn meal, along with the curd and rice flour.
  • Add water to the mixture and make it a dilute batter (like the consistency of thick butter milk)
  • Add sugar and salt and set aside for about 3 hours at least.
  • Just before making the dosas, heat the oil and fry jeera, ajwain, green chillies and ginger.
  • Pour the seasoning over the batter. Also mix the onions, coriander and curry leaves into the batter.
  • Heat the tawa and keep on a medium-high heat.
  • Pour 1 ladle full of batter and spread in to a circle on the hot tawa.
  • Pour 1 tsp of oil around the dosa to crisp its corners.
  • Flip the dosa carefully and cook the other side till its brown and crispy.
  • Cook the dosa for 2 more minutes on the other side by gently pressing on it.
  • Hot crispy corn meal dosa ready.
  • Serve with chutney.