Tuesday, July 14, 2009


Dosa is a delicious
south Indian breakfast recipe, which can be made in many varieties, and i tried it with bottle guard and came out really good ,it's so simple and easy to make.There are only few recipes with bottle guard so I tried out differently.This is my entry for http://padmasrecipes.blogspot.com/2009/07/dosa-corner.html

  1. Rice-1 cup
  2. Bottle gourd pieces-2 cups
  3. Green chili paste-1 1/2 table spoon
  4. Ginger garlic paste-2 teaspoons
  5. cumin/jeera-1 teaspoon
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Chopped onions-1 cup
  8. Oil
  1. Soak rice for 5 to 6 hours in water,in this recipe i used sona masuri rice.
  2. Peal the skin of bottle guard and chop into pieces
  3. First drain the water from rice,and grind to a fine paste,and now add bottle guard pieces,ginger garlic paste,cumin and then blend.
  4. No need to ferment the batter for this recipe and we can make dosa's immediately.
  5. Bottle guard is a water content vegetable,so you need not add water.
  6. Once the batter is ready add salt and mix well.
  7. Heat tawa spread 1 tea spoon of oil and a ladle full of batter.
  8. Garnish with onion and pour some more oil,close the lid for few seconds
  9. Now flip the dosa and cook for some more time.
  10. Mini bottle bottle guard dosai are ready to serve.