Plain Dosa are pancakes prepared using Rice and Black Gram Split.
Cuisine: South India
Time Required: 20 Minutes + Soaking Time + Fermenting Time
3 Cups Rice
1 Cup Urad Dal/Black Gram Split
1tbsp Methi/Fenugreek Seeds
2tbsp Tur Dal/Red Gram Split
½ Cup Red Boiled Rice
Oil for Roasting
Salt to taste
Wash Rice and Urad Dal. Soak Rice, Urad, Tur Dal and Methi seeds for 4 to 5 hours. Remove excess water and grind to a batter consistency. Remove to a vessel, close and let it stand overnight or 6 to 7 hours. Add Salt and mix well. If it is very thick few cups of water can be added, but ensure that the consistency is not watery.
Heat a flat tava/griddle and grease it with a teaspoon of Oil. Take spoonful of the batter and spread it quickly on the tava/griddle in concentric motions using the bottom part of the spoon as shown in figure below.
Sprinkle 1 to 2 teaspoons of Oil and overturn the dosa and roast.
Serve hot with Coconut Chutney, Sambar and Butter.