Dosa Batter Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Parboiled rice/Idly rice;
  • 1 cup Whole White Urad dal;
  • Salt as required

Method

  • Wash urad dal and rice and soak it separately for 4-5 hours;
  • Grind dal adding needed water until smooth and fluffy and transfer it to a container;
  • Then grind rice well;
  • After that add the ground urad dal to the ground rice in the grinder and grind for another 5 minutes.This is done for mixing the batter well;
  • Add salt to the batter and mix well with your hands;
  • The consistency of the batter should neither be thick nor watery. It should be medium;
  • Transfer the batter to 2 containers. It should be filled only up to 3/4 th, so as to allow space for fermenting;
  • Leave it for 6-7 hours in a warm place undisturbed to ferment. You could see that the batter would have risen after 7 hours;
  • If you are not using it immedietely, refrigerate it.

You can prepare both idly and dosa if you are using the above measurement.

Another Dosa Batter recipe (With this measurement you can prepare only dosa.)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup raw rice;
  • 1 1/2 cup parboiled rice/Idly rice;
  • 1 cup whole white urad dal;
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek;
  • salt as per taste.

Method

  • Wash and soak both rice and dal for 5-6 hours separately. Soak fenugreek seeds along with urad dal. Drain water;
  • Grind dal adding needed water until smooth and fluffy;
  • Then grind rice well;
  • After that add the ground urad dal to the ground rice in the grinder and grind for another 5 minutes.This is done for mixing the batter well;
  • Add salt to the batter and mix well with your hands;
  • The consistency of the batter should neither be thick nor watery. It should be medium;
  • Leave it for 7-8 hours in a warm place undisturbed to ferment. You could see that the batter would have risen after 8 hours;
  • If you are not using it immedietely, refrigerate it.