YOU GUYS, this is down right good food here! Seriously delicious stuff. The crunch, plus the ground meat, plus the spice, and the cheese… OH MY! You won’t be disappointed. Use my kheema recipe found HERE to make the meal.
For the last 20+ years (YES, I have been cooking forever!) I have made my own dosa batter at home with a 3:1 ratio of Jasmine Rice:Urad Dal. I add a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds and let it all soak for about 8 hours before blending it. I use a Blend Tec, but you can use the blender you have on hand as long as it gets finely grounded. After blending, I use the Instant Pot to ferment the batter on yogurt mode which takes 8 hours to complete.
I’ve preferred to make my own batter all these years and now even more-so with organic ingredients, but Gits works well if you do not want to make your own batter.
Add salt, sugar, and water to reach the consistency you like. Spread it onto a pan, add oil/butter, and then spread the kheemo + cilantro + cheese + onion + tomato + green chili. Let it cook, fold it up, and then enjoy with chutney and sambar!
Here are some additional dosa variations I have made recently. Going through these posts is making me miss my dosa parties from back in the days. Having some serious hometown withdrawls<3!
- 1/4 cup urud daal
- 3/4 cup jasmine rice
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp salt
- filling ingredients
- Recipe is linked below
Soak the urud daal and rice for 8 hours.
Blend the urud daal and rice mixture using just enough water to allow it to blend/mix.
Place the batter in a container and then put the container inside an Instant Pot, close the lid, and push the yogurt button. Let it ferment for 8 hours.
Once fermented place the container in the refrigerator until ready to use. DO NOT MIX THE BATTER.
Before making dosa, take the batter out of the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add the salt, sugar, and water to get the consistency you prefer for the batter.
Heat a flat non-stick pan on high heat. Once hot, cool it down with cold water. This can be done by
1. placing the pan under cold running water or
2. using a towel soaked in cold ice water and wiping the pan
NOTE: this has to be done between each dosa
Place the pan back on the stove and pour batter into the middle of the pan. Wait a few seconds and then using a utensil like THIS spread the batter outwards in a circular motion.
Add some oil on top of the batter and along the edges. The dosa will peel on its own.