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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Kumbalakayi Thirulina Dose

Ingredients:
2.5 cups White Rice
2 cups Inner part of Ash Gourd / Kumbalakayi Thirulu
2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
1/2 cup Curd
Salt to taste
Oil/Ghee

Recipe:
Soak rice, fenugreek seeds in water for about 4-5 hrs. Wash soaked rice 2-3 times and keep it aside. Remove the seeds from inner part of ash gourd, wash it properly and keep it aside.

Grind soaked rice, inner part of the ash gourd along with curd, salt into smooth paste(Add water if required). Ferment the batter overnight(For about 8-10 hrs.) Add salt and water(if required). The consistency of the batter should be like that of medium thin milkshake.

Heat the Tava(Iron Tava preferred). Pour a spoonful of batter at the centre, spread it with the back of the spoon to a thin round. Add 1 tsp of oil/ghee on top of dosa, cover it in a lid and cook it for a minute in medium flame.

Cook other side of the dosa as well for about 1 min.

Serve hot with any chutney or sambar. The ingredients mentioned above will serve 12-15 Dosas.