I have just given a twist here. I had some raw mango chutney left in the fridge. (Previous night's). So I planned it for making use of this chutney and soaked dals and raw rice. Morning I ground all the ingredients together. added salt and prepared dosa.Believe me it was soft and superb.
Lets see some benefits of having Dals in our diet.
Dals are full of nutrition. They provide an excellent source of proteins especially for vegetarians.Very good for people who like to diet. They are high in carbohydrates and fat free. Dals are also rich in Vitamin B, Thaimine and folic acid and several minerals, mainly iron and zinc. They are fiber content.
We can prepare this dosas for breakfast or as snack or for dinner.
Things Needed:Moong Dal : 1/2 Cup
Toor Dal : 1/2 Cup
Channa Dal : 1/2 Cup
Urid Dal : 1/2 Cup
Raw Rice : 2 Cups
Mango Chutney : 1 Cup
Salt : according to taste
Oil : 2 to 3 Table spoons.
Avalakki : 1 Cup
Curd : 1 Cup
Pepper Pods : 4 to 5
Methi seeds : 1 Tea spoon
Jeera : 1 Tea spoon (Optional)
Method :1. Wash and soak all dals, methi and raw rice together for 3 to 4 hours or over night.
2. Wash and soak avalakki (beaten rice) at least for 2 hours.
4. Remove the ground mixture to a big bowl. Add curd and salt. Mix it well.
6. Mix the dal dosa mixture and take a spoon full of batter and make dosa. ( Just spread in circle shape).
10. We had this dosa with groundnut chutney powder.
We can also leave the batter to be ferment and then prepare dosa.
Note :Do not add more water while grinding. Adding pepper pods and jeera is optional. You can add grated carrots to the batter and prepare carrot dosa. It taste different. Using ghee or oil for dosa preparation is also optional. Strictly do not use stale chutney. It may spoil the whole batter and you may get sick. You can also ferment the batter and prepare dosas.
To Prepare raw mango chutney, grind some mango pieces with fresh grated coconut, 2 green chilly, salt and a pinch of ingh.
Time : 20 Miunutes
Serves : 4 to 5.