March 28, 2012

Wholewheat Rava Dosa | Instant Dosa varieties | Fasting recipes

On the days grandmom used to fast, carbs and lentils were avoided in the diet. And this is one of her quick to make and yummy crispy dosas. I remembered this recipe - Wholewheat flour & Rava Dosa suddenly last week and made this. Team it up with any chutney and / or molgapudi and you have a very filling breakfast. Maida also is added to this, but I wanted to make this only with wholewheat and we enjoyed it a lot. You may also add grated veggies / onions / chilles etc to spice it up . For kids, the dosa could also be topped with grated cheese or paneer to make it more healthy and filling : the options are endless. However, as this is a recipe strictly for those who fast, I have made it sans any spice or onions. Instead of maida, however you may add Sama flour (used for fasting). Let's get to this recipe while I send this to BM # 14 under Dosa Varieties. Check the fellow marathoners here.

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Prep time - 15 mins
Makes - Approx 6 Dosas
Ingredients:
  • Wholewheat flour / Atta - 1 cup
  • Roasted Rava (fine Sooji) - 1/2 cup
  • Curd - 3 TBSP
  • Oil - to fry the dosa
  • Salt - to taste

Method:
1) Mix the Wholewheat flour, Rava and salt. Add curd and mix again. Pour water to make it to running consistency but not too watery. Rest for 5 - 10 mins.
2) Heat a skillet (tava) on high and sprinkle some water to test if the water sizzles.
3) Now turn heat to medium. Take a ladleful of the batter and spread it on the tava in a circular fashion. Drizzle oil on the ends. Cook on both sides for a crispy yummy instant Dosa :)

19 comments:

  1. This looks like a bread..seems like an easy option.

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  2. It used to be like this, on those days of fasting that elders keep, I always use to remember that I rather eat their food than ours, as theirs would be much more interesting..:)..looks very nice and a neat recipe..so many options it's mind blowing to think.

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  3. dosa looks delicious and a new recipe to me ........

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  4. I love maida-rava dosa.. I think this will be like that.. I love the texture of these dosas!

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  5. Healthy twist of normal rava dosai,really tempting...

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  6. this is nice variation to regular rava dosa. looks great

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  7. wonderful recipe..looks so delicious!!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  8. All your Dosas are crispy and unique recipes...Love them all!


    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  9. Nice !!

    I make mine and also add rice flour and spice it up with some g chillies :)

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  10. this version of dosa is good to know too. Love the variations in dosa!

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  11. this is always n instant fix.. looks good kalyani.. nice varieties u have :)..Hope ur friend is doing much better!

    Ongoing Event : I'm The Star

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  12. Looks soft and spongy, must be very delicious. Very nice!!!

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  13. Good one. I add rice flour instead of rava. Next time will remember to try your version.

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  14. Nice version to try. i always add rice flour and rava together.

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  15. Looks so soft and inviting. The podi combination is always preferred over anything else.

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  16. unique combo kal...and temptation to make all the dosas s overwhelming

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  17. Nice combo.I love dosas..Must try this one.

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