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Kharbassa Polo Recipe

Kharbassa Polo is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
17 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 cups (300 g) - raw Rice (pachari / soorai orovu)
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) - Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) - Methi (fenugreek seeds)
  • 6 Dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tsp - salt to taste
  • Ghee / oil for frying
  • Water for grinding
  • How to Make Kharbassa Polo:

    1. Wash and soak raw rice for 5 hours and make a smooth paste in a mixer or grinder. Add a little water when making batter.
    2. Wash and soak urad dal and methi for 5 hours. Finally, add dried red chillies and peppercorns along with methi and urad dal and make a smooth paste. Add 1/4 cup water while grinding.
    3. Transfer urad dal - methi paste and rice paste in a big bowl, add 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, mix the paste well and keep aside to ferment for 6-7 hours or overnight. Batter should be of dropping consistency.
    4. Heat a heavy-bottomed wrought iron griddle or non-stick dosa pan on a medium heat.
    5. Grease with a little oil / ghee.
    6. Make the dosa by placing a ladleful of batter on the centre. Spread evenly by circular rotations using the base of the ladle, starting from the centre and progressing outwards. Sprinkle a few drops of ghee / oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Turn the other side and cook till the underside is golden brown in colour.
    7. When ready, carefully remove with the help of a thin spatula.
    8. Serve hot with coconut chutney /sambar / tomato sauce / tomato chutney / green chutney.
    9. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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