How to Make Perfect Dosa Batter and Prepare Crispy Dosa at Home?
Dosa is a staple South Indian food prepared for both breakfast and dinner. Though it is a south Indian food, it has universal appeal for taste. Some people like to have soft dosa, while some others like crispy dosa. Making a yummy, delicious and crispy dosa is not easy for everyone. You need a correct proportion of urad dal and rice to make a perfect dosa batter. Here is an interesting tutorial that teaches you the simple ways on how to make crispy dosa.
Ingredients Needed for Dosa Batter Recipe :
Raw Rice - 1 cup
Urad Dal - 1/2 cup
Methi Seeds or Fenugreek - 1 tsp
Salt to Taste
Steps To Follow:
How to make Dosa Batter?
Step 1: Soak raw rice, urad dal and methi seeds in water overnight or leave atleast to soak for 6 hours.
Here methi seeds is optional, it gives additional flavour and traditional taste. As well fenugreek is healthy and nutritious.
Step 2: Grind all the ingredients into smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water. The batter should be thick in consistency, without forming lumps as shown in the above image.
Step 3: At last add salt and mix the ingredients well. Leave it aside for 9 to 10 hours till it is fermented. The batter will rise up.
Step 4: Your batter is ready for preparing dosa.
How to Prepare Crispy Dosa?
Step 1: Mixing a batter plays an important role. A moderately thick batter will provide the crispy dosa. If the batter rise up, mix it well to settle down.
Step 2: Take an iron pan or nonstick tawa and leave it to get heated for a minute.
Step 3: Now sprinkle out few droplets of water on the hot dosa tava, when it sizzle and evaporates away, the tawa is ready for making dosa.
Step 4: Sim the gas stove, spread a tea spoon of oil if you are using nonstick pan.
Step 5:Take a ladle of dosa batter and immediately make a thin circle covering the tawa.
Step 6: Sprinkle few drops of oil around the edges of the dosa.
Step 7: In the low flame, let the dosa to half cook till it turns golden brown. Dont flip the dosa if it gets sticky with the pan. Leave it for sometime in the pan until it gets cooked.
Step 8: Flip the other portion if you see the sides are turning into golden brown and begin to rise up. Turn using a wooden thin spatula. Let the other side cook for few 10 to 15 seconds.
Dosas are the tastiest recipe ever if served hot!