Hi Friends ,
This is my post to Shama Nagarajan 's FIRST COOKED FOOD EVENT --AUG'09 To tell u honestly i don't remember my first cooking . Actually before marriage i will help my mom in kitchen(yedupude) & will watch & learn her cooking ..... Basically i have more interest in cooking , crafts & trying out different new things.... all this interests came from my mom , actually she is very interetsed in trying out new recipes , crafts etc.. Anyway i will cook before marriage & have tried this onion dosa & chutney which came out good & my mom ,dad ,sis,bro encouraged me a lot .But seriously started cooking & experimenting after marriage ,truly it came out well ...as per my mom & mother-in-laws training .....My hubby will always encourages & tell me the mistakes i have done. It helps me a lot to correct my mistakes next time .......He is the Best encourager as well as a Best critic ......In my cooking experience i have tried out many dishes ,but that time i don't know about blogging , so i missed this opportunity ...Ok anyway now i started to share my cooking experience with u guys......Feeling happy about the encouragements from all u guys......Thank u ......
Onion Dosa Preparation:
- Dosa Batter - 1 cup
- Onions (finely chopped) - 1 no
- Coriander Leves - 2 to 3 twigs
- Green Chillies - 1 or 2 nos
- Salt to Taste
- Tomato (large) - 1 no
- Onion - 1/4 no
- Garlic - 1 no
- Fennel seeds/sombu - 1 tsp
- Dry Red Chilli - 2 to 3 nos
- Curry Leaves - 4 to 5 nos
- Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
- Red Chilli pOwder - 1/4 tsp
- Oil - 1 to 2 tsp
- Salt to taste
Wash & cut each tomato into 4 pieces & grind the pieces of tomato ,onion,garlic, 1/2 tsp fennel seeds/sombu ,dry red chillies,salt into a smooth paste .Do not add water while grinding . Heat oil in kadai ,to that add mustard seeds & allow it to splutter & then add 1/2 tsp of fennel seeds , urad dal ,curry leaves & fry it for 1 min .Now add the grinded smooth paste to this & add little bit of water & red chilli powder(depends on ur spicy) & check for salt & cook for about 8 to 10mins until the raw smell goes from it , keep the stove in a medium flame . This goes well with dosa,idly ......
Preparation of Dosa Batter:
- Raw or boiled Rice or Idly Rice - 2 cups
- Urad dal - 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup
If want u can add fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp ( i won't add it mostly ) even though the idly & dosa will come very nice ....Wash the rice & urad dal & fill it with enough amount of water & soak overnight. Now drain the water from it & first grind the urad dal to a smooth paste by adding required amount of water to it . Then secondly grind the rice to a smooth paste(by adding required amount of water) & then mix them both together well in a large bowl by adding salt to it . Now leave the batter to ferment overnight or 7 to 8 hrs . After the fermentation stir the batter well & take 2 cups of the batter in another bowl ( add water if required)& now its ready to make dosa's .In the same batter u can make idli's also .......
Sending this to Shama Nagarajan 's FIRST COOKED FOOD EVENT --AUG'09 .
Onion dosa and tomato chutney is a great combo... looks yumm...
Wow..thats so tempting...I love onion dosas...best combination with tomato chutney :)
really somple chutney....love the flavour
Thank u Padma, Gita, & sailaja for the nice comments ......
This chutney is completely new to me, must try.
Dosa and chutney rendum supera irruku Priya..
ஆனியன் தோசையும்,தக்காளி சட்னியும் சூப்பர் காம்பினேஷன் ப்ரியா.
Thank u for all ur nice encouraging comments guys......
The use of fennel in chutney so unique i'll try it sometime.
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