Sponge Dosa/ No fermentation

We do make much varieties with the Idli or Dosa batter in this part of the world (my home). There are some standard instant recipes for dosas but then they are not really dosas , they are ghavana.
My little one loves dosas and often eats them by rolling it into a wrap holding in one hand while cycling his 2 wheeler from one room to another. But..(the but, but!) , he is very particular about the taste. Unfortunately the fermented dosas become sour in the evenings so I have been avoiding it as an evening snack. This is when I came across the recipe for sponge dosa. I wanted to try this for long time but came around making it only yesterday. This has no bearing to the name of any of the recipes you are used to as I always have a spun off version,

Ingredients
2 cups Rice flour
1 cup sour buttermilk
1/2 cup Beaten rice / Poha
1 pinch baking soda
salt to taste
Method
1) Mix all the ingredients in a large pot and stir well. 
2) Add more water if the consistency appears to be thick, it should be thinner than the regular dosa batter.
3) Heat a non stick griddle. Brush with some oil if required
4) Pour the dosa batter using a large ladle.
5) Gently spread it - No need to spread it thin.
6) Cover the pan.
7) Lift the lid after 3-4 min. Flip over and cook the other side for 2 min.
8) Serve with chutney of your choice.

16 comments:

Jayashree said...

That sounds so easy to do, Pradnya. Looks nice and spongy too.

Maayeka said...

So soft and really spongy..loved your version..

DivyaGCP said...

Soft and spongy dosa. Would love to try it sometime.
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Sangeetha said...

one of the easy n delicious preparation...love it with any tangy/spicy chutneys...nicely done!
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Priya said...

Just love this super spongy dosa, yummy..

Rasi said...

dosa really look spongy & soft.. another dosa lover speaking :)

hemalata said...

Yummy and super soft dosa.

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Sounds interesting,looks easy to make...

Spice up the Curry said...

your dosa looks really tempting. I am salivating here.

rekhas kitchen said...

Ok no need to grind any thing(poha) good quick dosa recipe look soft too thanks for sharing this.

Srivalli said...

Wow that looks great Pradnya...glad you joined us for BM

vaishali sabnani said...

simple and delicious!..

Shobha said...

Nice recipe..we have never-ending recipes for dosas in India..

Manju said...

Hi there Pradnya,
First time at your space...really liked my time spent here.

Do stop by my space when time permits...would be glad to make blog buddies with you !!!

Regards,
Manju
http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

Archana said...

New dosa for us.... Hurray and no grinding or fermentation.:)
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jaishree said...

soft dosa recipe looks really good...going to try it

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