Cucumber dosa

Pureed cucumber mixed with rice flour and made into dosas.

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Main Ingredients Cucumber, Rice flour
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cucumber dosa

  • 1 cup Cucumber pureed
  • 1 cup Rice flour
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 6 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • as required Oil

Method

  1. Mix in cucumber puree and rice flour. Add one and a half cups of water to make a batter of pouring consistency.
  2. Let it ferment for four hours.
  3. Mix in asafoetida, green chillies, ginger, lemon juice, sugar and salt to taste.
  4. Heat an iron tawa till it becomes very hot. Sprinkle some water.
  5. When the water starts evaporating, wipe with a soft cloth. Lower heat.
  6. Sprinkle a few drops of oil and spread it with a piece of onion or potato.
  7. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it as thinly as possible.
  8. A couple of dosas may go wrong but once the tawa gets seasoned the rest of the dosas will come out well.
  9. Pour oil around the dosa and let it cook till it becomes crisp at the edges and turns golden brown.
  10. Fold and remove. Serve hot with chutney.