Rava Dosa Video by Tarla Dalal

Rava Dosa Video by Tarla Dalal

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Rava dosa is a delectably crispy dosa that can be prepared instantly, without the need for any fermentation. A traditional tempering and quick mix-in of chopped onions, coriander and green chillies add excellent flavour to a batter made of ready flours. This dosa is indeed an irresistible option for breakfast, supper, snack or a sudden meal for a surprise guest.

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Makes 5 rava dosas
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For Rava Dosa
1/2 cup semolina (rava / sooji)
1 1/2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tbsp rice flour (chawal ka atta)
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
3 to 4 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 1/2 tsp ghee for cooking
oil for greasing

For Serving With Rava Dosa
coconut chutney


For rava dosa

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}rava dosa{/span}, combine the semolina, plain flour, rice flour, salt and 1 cup of water in a deep bowl and mix very well till no lumps remain.
  2. Add 1 more cup of water and mix well. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, remove the pan off the flame and add the asafoetida and curry leaves, mix well and add it to the prepared batter.
  5. Add the coriander, green chillies and onions and mix well.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it lightly with oil and sprinkle little water on it and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  7. Pour ½ cup batter evenly on the tava (griddle), smear a little oil in the holes of the dosa and cook it on a high flame till it turns golden brown in colour or until crisp.
  8. Fold over to make a semi-circle or a roll.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 4 more {span class="bold1"}rava dosas{/span}.
  10. Serve the {span class="bold1"}rava dosa{/span} immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.
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Rava Dosa Video by Tarla Dalal
 on 17 Apr 16 09:48 PM

It came out really nice Thxs mam but it stick to the tava for first time them came well
Tarla Dalal
18 Apr 16 11:12 AM
   Hi Kavita , we are delighted you loved the Rava Dosa Video recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.

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