July 6, 2013

Soutekayi dose recipe - Thounse dose - How to make cucumber dosa

cucumber dosa in a serving plate
Soutekayi dose recipe - Cucumber dosa is a healthy dosa prepared with rice, coconut and cucumber. This is a very easy to prepare dosa, which imparts the mixed flavor of cucumber and coconut. My mother was making it using large sized green cucumber grown in the back yard of our house.  But, here I don't get that variety. 

I  have used small variety of cucumber, which is also flavorful and there is not much difference between the two. The batter for this dosa doesn't need fermentation. It can be used immediately after grinding. The left over batter can be stored in the refrigerator for two days. This dosa is usually served with liquid jaggery and coconut chutney. Note that do not add water while grinding. The cucumber itself has lots of water content. If the batter is too dry then add water. 

Preparation time - 15 minutes
Cooking time - 25 minutes
Yield - 10 dosa

Ingredients
  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 cucumber or  2 cups  grated cucumber
  • 1/2 cup grated fresh coconut
  • Salt to taste

Method
1.  Wash and peel the cucumbers. 
peeled cucumber

2.  Grate the cucumbers and set aside.

grate the cucumber

3.  Wash and soak the rice for 3 hours.  After 3 hours, drain the water. 

soak the rice

4.  Combine the rice, cucumber and fresh coconut together and grind it through a mixer to a smooth paste. Do not add water. If it is too dry then add required water to make a pouring consistency  thin batter. Add salt and mix well. 
grind the rice, cucumber, coconut together

5.  Heat a  griddle on medium flame. Apply 1/4 tsp oil on it. Pour 1 ladleful of batter and spread it gently to make a thin dosa. Cover with lid and cook dosa for 2 minutes. 
heat a griddle and spread dosa abatter

6.  When the dosa leaves the edges and bottom of the griddle, flip it and cook from other side too.
cook form both sides

7.  When done, serve the cucumber dosa hot with chutney and liquid jaggery.
serve the cucumber dos a with chutney

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