Zucchini Spicy Dosa

Zucchini Spicy Dosa

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Spicy batter will be prepared using rice, tamarind, jaggery, coconut and fresh roasted spices. Slices of zucchini will be dipped in spicy batter and round shape like dosa will be formed on the hot pan. From here proceed just like making dosas .... outcome will be spicy zucchini dosa. Sounds interesting ??

Zucchini Spicy Dosa recipe - How to make Zucchini Spicy Dosa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 to 5 serving
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1 cup rice semolina (idli rawa)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
one medium lemon size - tamarind (imli)
grated jaggery (gur)
1/3 cup fresh grated coconut
salt to taste
oil for cooking dosas
3-4 zucchini

For Roasting
7 to 8 dry red chillies ( adjust according to your spice level)
6 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
4 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
2 tsp chana dal (split bengal gram)
1 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
cooking oil

  1. Wash and soak the rice for one hour.
  2. Using little oil, roast all the ingredients mentioned under "for roasting" till you get nice aroma.( Please don't burn the spices). Let it cool down completely.
  3. Drain the rice and transfer it into a mixie jar. Now add in all the roasted spices, tamarind, jaggery, salt, turmeric powder and coconut into the same jar. Using sufficient water grind everything into a smooth batter.( Consistency should be like pakoda batter, neither too thin nor too thick).
  4. Check for the salt again and adjust.
  5. Peel the outer skin of zucchini. Now chop them into thin slices. Drop these slices into the batter.
  6. Heat the dosa pan and grease with one tsp of oil.Once the pan is hot enough, Dip the zucchini slices in the batter and place them on the pan one after another. Form a circular shape like dosa. At this stage, if you see gaps in between the slices on the pan, Fill in the gaps using 1-2 tsp of batter.
  7. Cook the dosa by covering the lid in a medium flame.After a 2 minutes, add 1 tsp of oil ,flip the dosa and cook the other side too. Make sure zucchini is cooked nicely.