Buttermilk Dosa - Moru Dosa - Thakka Polo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup (200 g) - raw rice (pachari / soorai orovu)
  • 300 ml - buttermilk (or dilute 200 ml - curd with 100 ml - water and make a smooth solution)
  • 1 tsp - jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1/2 cup (75 to 100 g) - grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) -extra water
  • 3 tsp - oil

How to Make Buttermilk Dosa - Moru Dosa - Thakka Polo

  • Wash and soak raw rice in 300 ml buttermilk for 4 - 5 hours.
  • Drain out rice (reserve buttermilk) and make a smooth paste with grated coconut, jeera and salt.
  • Add reserved 1/4 cup (50 ml) buttermilk when making batter in a mixer.
  • Batter should be just like dosa batter.
  • Finally, add extra 50 ml water and adjust the consistency of the batter.
  • No need to keep this batter to ferment. You can make the dosa immediately.
  • Final preparation:
  • Heat a heavy - bottomed wrought iron griddle or non-stick dosa pan on a medium heat.
  • Grease with little oil / ghee.
  • Make the dosa by placing a ladleful (approximately 120 ml) of batter on the centre. Spread evenly by circular rotations using the base of the ladle, make 2 - 3 circles.
  • Sprinkle a few drops of ghee / oil.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 2 - 3 minutes. Turn the other side and cook till light golden colour (the underside should be light golden brown in colour).
  • When ready, carefully remove with the help of a thin spatula. Serve hot with coconut chutney /sambar / tomato sauce / tomato chutney / green chutney.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World