The famous South Indian crepe Dosa made of fermented rice and lentils batter and roasted in ghee. Dosa is a classic South Indian breakfast made with homemade idli dosa batter. It is easy and quick to prepare if you have your idli dosa batter ready. It makes a perfect thin and crispy delicious dosa. The aroma of the ghee makes the dosa more tasty and amazing. So if you want to learn how to make a perfect restaurant style dosa here is a step by step pictorial recipe for you all. Please do share your feedbacks on the recipe in the comments below.
Rice - 1Â½ cup
Whole Urad Dal - Â½ cup
Fenugreek Seeds - Â¼ tsp
Water as required
Ghee as required for making the dosa
Making the batter: Wash the rice thoroughly 3-4 times and soak in water for atleast 4 hours.
Drain the rice and grind them into thick smooth paste by adding very little water. Pour this into the same vessel with urad dal batter.
Add little salt and mix both the mixture thoroughly untill well combined. Pour little water at a time and adjust the batter consistency.
Do not thin the batter so much since this batter can be used for making idlis too. You can adjust the consistency while making the dosa by taking the required batter for making dosa and thin the batter by adding required water.
Cover the vessel and keep it for fermentation in a warm place for overnight or atleast 5-6 hours. Fermentation time will differ as per the temperature of the place. Once the batter is fermented add Salt as required.
Making the Ghee Dosa: Grease a non stick tawa with few drops of ghee.
When the tawa is hot, pour a ladle full of batter in the center of the tawa.
With the back of the ladle spread the batter from center towards the edges of the tawa and form a circle.
Drizzle ghee in the edges and in the center of the dosa and cook till the base and edges are golden and crisp.
Flip over and cook the other side for 30 seconds to 1 min.
Remove from the tawa. Continue the same with the remaining batter.
Serve the ghee roast crispy dosa with any chutney, dal, sambar, sauces etc of your choice.
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