Salt, spices and tamarind goes into the making of this dosa / crepe and hence it is known as Uppu / Salt Huli / Sour Dosa.
Time Required: 20 Minutes + Soaking and Fermenting time
3 cups Rice
8 – 10 Red Chilies
2tbsp Coriander Seeds
1 lemon size Tamarind
1tbsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
1 big cup Coconut
Oil for roasting
Salt to taste
Soak Rice for 4 to 5 hours. Heat 1tsp Oil and fry Red Chilies, Coriander Seeds and Jeera. Grind these along with the tamarind. Grind Rice and Coconut to a paste. Add the masala and grind again adding water if needed to a batter. Add Salt mix well. Either you can make dosas immediately or keep the batter for fermenting for 5 hours.
Heat a griddle and pour a ladleful of batter and spread into a thin circle. Sprinkle Oil and roast on both sides. Serve hot Uppu Huli Dose with Palak Chutney and Coconut-Jaggery mixture.