Jini Dosa Video

Jini Dosa Video

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Buttery and cheesy Jini Dosa is the Mumbai roadside vendor’s answer to pizza! Dosas cooked in butter are topped with a succulent and spicy mixture of veggies, which is also cooked in butter! This is then garnished with loads of cheese and cooked for a few more minutes till the cheese melts and appetizingly coats the veggie topping.

Recipe Description for Jini Dosa

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Makes 4 dosas
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For The Jini Dosa Stuffing
1 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tsp red chilli-garlic paste
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

Other Ingredients For Jini Dosa
2 cups dosa batter
8 tsp butter for cooking
1 cup grated processed cheese

For Serving With Jini Dosa
coconut chutney


For the jini dosa stuffing

  1. Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the capsicum and cabbage and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, chilli-galric paste, garam masala and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while mashing it occasionally.
  4. Add the coriander and mix well.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed to make jini dosa

  1. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle a little water on it (it should sizzle immediately) and wipe off using a piece of cloth or a tissue paper.
  2. Pour a big ladleful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread in a circular motion to make a 225 mm. (9”) diameter circle.
  3. Spread 2 tsp of butter evenly over it and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Spread a portion of the prepared stuffing evenly over the dosa, sprinkle ¼ cup of cheese and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Cut the {span class="bold1"}jini dosa{/span} vertically into 3 portions using a pizza cutter or a sharp knife and roll each portion tightly.
  6. Repeat steps 1 to 5 to make 3 more {span class="bold1"}jini dosas{/span}.
  7. Serve the {span class="bold1"}jini dosa{/span} immediately with coconut chutney and sambhar.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook


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