History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines. The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions.
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.
Put onion, garlic and ginger into a mixer jar. Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, red chillies till fragrant. Add salt to the dosa batter and mix well.
Add dried coconut to the pan with spices and roast till lightly browned. Cool and put into the mixer jar with onion-ginger-garlic and grind coarsely. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add chicken, ground masala, salt and mix. Add curry leaves and a little water and mix. Cook till the chicken is done.
Heat a little oil on a non stickdosa tawa, pour a little batter and spread into a small and slightly thick dosa. Drizzle a little oil all around the dosa and cook till the underside is a light golden. Take it off the tawa and onto a plate, place a little chicken mixture in the centre, roll and serve immediately.
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