February 3, 2015

Surnoli dosa recipe - how to make surnoli dosa - sweet dosa of South Karnataka

Surnoli dosa recipe - Surnoli is a traditional authentic sweet dosa of South Karnataka. This dosa is prepared after fermenting the batter for 12 to 14 hours. A very delicious, soft and flavorful surnoli is a worth trying dish. Friends, try out surnoli once to have the traditional authentic taste of the South Karnataka's special  dosa. 

surnoli dosa in a serving plate

Preparation time 10 minutes
Fermentation time 12 - 14 hours
Cooking time 30 minutes

Ingredients
2 ½ cup raw rice
2 ½  tsp fenugreek seeds / methi 
1 cup curd / yogurt 
½ cup rice flakes / poha 
¼  fresh coconut, grated
1 cup jaggery powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
Ghee / oil
Salt to taste


Method
  • Wash and soak the raw rice and fenugreek seeds together for 3-4 hrs. Grind together the soaked rice and methi, curd, rice flakes, coconut, jaggery  and turmeric powder to make a thick batter using little bit of water. Grind in 2 - 3 batches to get the proper consistency batter.
  • Transfer the batter to a large vessel.  Keep This vessel aside for 12 to 14 hours. Allow the batter to ferment well. Depending upon the atmosphere sometimes it may take more time to ferment. 
  • After fermentation, the batter becomes almost double in quantity.
  • Then, add salt  and whip the batter well. It makes the batter light. Add required water and make a medium thick batter of pouring consistency. ( It should be like uttappa batter )
  • Heat a  flat non-stick pan on a low flame. Pour 1/4 tsp of ghee / oil on it. Rub the ghee / oil with a slice of potato. Pour 2 ladleful of  batter over the hot pan.
  • Slightly pat the batter with the back of a ladle and make a medium thick dosa. Do not spread it too thin.
  • Sprinkle some ghee / oil over it. Pour some ghee from all sides. Cover with lid  and allow it to cook on a medium low flame till the surnoli becomes light golden brown colour from the bottom. 
  • When its done, flip it and cook from the other side till light golden brown in colour.  Remove from the pan. Serve hot with ghee. Goes well with a hot cup of tea or coffee.
surnoli in a serving plate

8 comments:

  1. Wonderful recipe and would love to have it any time

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  2. Yummy dosa ...... love this sweetened version of dosa...... :)

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  3. A new recipe and sounds so yummy!

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  4. I've never had this, would love to try. Looks good!

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  5. very nice and healthy Surnoli Dosa....inviting pic...

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  6. Looks very delicious

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  7. wow..very nice and new recipe to me!

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  8. This is something new to me.. looks delicious..

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