Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Capsicum - Rice Mini Dosas

Capsicum and rice Mini dosas are snacks and can be eaten at any time of the day...

Things Needed:
Rice :1 cup.
Methi seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Coriander Seeds : 2 Tea spoons
Jeera : 1 Tea spoon
Tamarind pulp: 1 Table spoon
Coconut : Freshly grated : 2 Table spoons
Red chillies : 2 to 3
Turmeric powder :  a pinch
Ingh : a pinch
Jaggery : 2 Table spoons ( optional ).
Salt ; to taste
Water : required amount. ( 1/4 cup ).
Oil. 4 to 5 Table spoons.
Method : Wash and soak rice ( Raw Dosa rice) for 2 to 3 hours with Methi seeds.  Grind coconut , coriander seeds , jeera, tamarind pulp and red chillies in to fine paste and then add soaked rice ( remove extra water and then add it to the ground paste). Grind all in to thin paste. Add salt jaggery and turmeric powder and ingh  and grind for 1 minute. So that all the mixture will mix thoroughly. Remove from the jar and pour it to a bowl .
Now cut capsicum in to thin  and small pieces and add it to the ground paste and mix well.
Keep a dosa pan on the fire,  heat for 1 minute. Rub the oil on the top of the pan and pour 1/2 spoon of batter and spread a little. You can Prepare 2 to 3 dosas at  time . Put one tea spoon of oil on the top of these dosas and cover the lid. Cook for 1 minute on the low flame. Now take out lid and turn the dosas on the other side and cook for 1 minute.  Repeat the same with remaining batter. Serve Hot Capsicum - rice dosas with honey or Powdered jaggery or as it is...since it has got all the spices in it . To make it more tasty serve butter on the top of the Hot Capsicum dosas.

Note : Can use cabbage, Ridge gourd  or big Brinjal instead of Capsicum.
Cut Cabbage in to small pieces so that it mixes well with the batter. Cut Brinjal in to thin slices , soak in water for 5 minutes and squeeze out all the water and then dip this slice in the ground batter and then place on the hot tava. Ridge gourd skins from the top should be removed and  slice it into thin slice and dip them one by one in the batter and make a small circle while placing on the tava.

8 to 10 Dosas can be made.

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