How to make Benne Dosa - SK Khazana -

Benne in Kannada means butter and these dose are cooked in butter giving them an extra flavour

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Short grain rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Indian, Karnataka

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Benne Dosa - SK Khazana

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Prep Time : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Benne Dosa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Butter as required

  • Short grain rice washed, soaked 4-6 hours and drained 1 1/2 cups

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) washed, soaked 4-6 hours and drained 1/2 cup

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) soaked 4-6 hours and drained 1/4 teaspoon

  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura) 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Chutney

  • Scraped coconut 1 1/2 cups

  • coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli 1

  • Tamarind small piece

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried red chilli broken 1

  • Curry leaves 8-10

Method

Step 1

Put drained rice in a stone grinder, add drained split skinless black gram and drained fenugreek seeds and grind to a coarse paste. Add puffed rice and ½ cup water and grind to a smooth paste. Scraping the sides in between.

Step 2

Transfer the batter into a large bowl, cover and keep it in a warm place overnight to ferment overnight. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

To make the chutney, Put coconut into a blender jar. Add coriander leaves, salt, green chilli, tamarind and ¼ cup water and blend to a fine paste. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, pour a portion of the prepared batter and spread it to form a slightly thick dosa. Drizzle butter on top and all around the dosa and cook till the underside is golden brown and crisp. Flip and cook the other side for 1 minute and take the dosa off the pan. Make more dose with the remaining batter.

Step 5

To temper the chutney, heat sesame oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, split skinless black gram, asafoetida, dried red chilli and 8-10 curry leaves and let the seeds splutter. Add the tempering to the chutney and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer the dose on individual serving plates and serve with chutney in individual serving bowls.

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