Rava Dosa Recipe

Rava dosa Recipe is a popular South Indian crepe made with semolina (rava) and a combination of rice flour and all-purpose flour. It is known for its unique texture and crispy edges. Rava dosa batter is prepared by mixing the flours with yogurt and water to create a thin, pourable consistency. The batter is then left to rest, allowing the flavors to develop.

 

Rava Dosa Recipe…

Recipe of Rava Dosa

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fine semolina (rava/sooji)
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (maida)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt (curd)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, coarsely ground
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for cooking

Preparation method:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the semolina, rice flour, all-purpose flour, and yogurt. Mix well to form a smooth batter. Add water gradually while mixing to achieve a pourable consistency. The batter should be thinner than regular dosa batter. Set the batter aside for 20-30 minutes to rest.
  2. After resting, give the batter a good stir. If the batter has thickened during resting, add a little water to adjust the consistency. It should be thin and easily spreadable.
  3. Heat a non-stick or cast-iron skillet on medium heat. Sprinkle a few drops of water on the skillet, and if it sizzles and evaporates immediately, the skillet is ready.
  4. Now, reduce the heat to low and pour a ladleful of the batter onto the skillet. Start pouring from the outer edges and then fill in the center. Using the back of the ladle, quickly spread the batter in a circular motion to form a thin dosa.
  5. Drizzle a teaspoon of oil around the edges of the dosa and a few drops on top. Increase the heat to medium-high and cook the dosa until the edges turn golden brown and crispy.
  6. Sprinkle some chopped onion, green chilies, grated ginger, cumin seeds, black pepper, and coriander leaves over the dosa. Press them gently into the dosa using a spatula.
  7. Flip the dosa carefully using a spatula and cook for another 1-2 minutes until the other side is cooked and crisp. You can add a little more oil if needed.
  8. Remove the dosa from the skillet and serve hot with coconut chutney, tomato chutney, sambar, or any chutney of your choice.
  9. Repeat the process with the remaining batter to make more dosa.

Benefits:

  1. Low in fat: Rava dosa is typically made using minimal oil, especially if you’re using a non-stick pan. This makes it a healthier alternative to other fried snacks or breakfast options.
  2. High in protein: While rava dosa itself is not a significant source of protein, you can enhance its nutritional profile by serving it with protein-rich accompaniments like sambar or chutney. This combination provides a balanced meal with carbohydrates and proteins

Conclusion-

benefits of rava dosa can vary depending on the ingredients used, the cooking method, and the accompaniments served with it. It’s always a good idea to make healthy choices and balance your overall diet with a variety of nutritious foods.

 

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