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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Southekayi Sihi Dose / Pacchappa Dose

3/4 medium sized Cucumber or 1.5 cups chopped Cucumber
1 cup White Rice
1/2 cup grated Coconut
1/2 - 3/4 cup Jaggary / Bella
Salt to taste

Soak rice in water for about 4-5 hrs. Wash soaked rice 2-3 times and keep it aside.
Peel the cucumber and chop it into small pieces.(Remove the seeds if it is ripen)
Grind soaked rice along with sliced cucumber pieces, grated coconut into smooth paste. Add jaggary and grind it for about 1 min. Add salt and water(if required). (Consistency of the batter should be like that of 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 1-2 mins.

Serve hot with any chutney or sambar.The ingredients mentioned above will serve 6-8 Southekayi Sihi Dosas. This dosa can be prepared for festivals for Naivedya.


Sanctified Spaces said...

Superb dosa page.Such variety.Im gonna try the Southekai dose.Ive become a fan of your blog.

Sanctified Spaces said...

Can I use coconut oil for cooking this dosa.Traditionally was dosa cooked in coconut oil for frying in Mangalore.Do let me know.

Krishnaveni said...

If we put coconut oil while cooking it does not taste great...
After cooking if we put 1-2 tsp coconut oil on top of dosa, it tastes great!
For sweet dosas I prefer ghee than coconut oil.
I have the recipe for Southekai Dose in my blog and it tastes great with coconut oil.