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Dosa batter recipe | Idli Batter Recipe | Perfect Batter Recipe for Dosa, Idli, Appe, Uttapam

Dosa batter recipe | Idli Batter Recipe | Perfect Batter Recipe for Dosa, Idli | South Indian Dosa Batter Recipe | South Indian Idli Batter Recipe | Dosai Batter Recipe | Idli Dosa Batter Recipe with step by step photos and video:

Dosa, Idli, Appam, Vada, and Uttapam are some of the most popular South Indian Dishes, served with different types of coconut chutneys and piping hot Sambar. These dishes can be easily prepared using rice and lentil (dal) based batter or Sooji / rava (semolina) based batter. Both versions are equally very tasty. You can make many south Indian dishes from this dosa batter or idli dosa batter.






Dosas and Idlis are the most popular South Indian breakfast made with fermented rice and lentil batter. These are the staple food of south india, is made with a combination of rice, urad dal, chana dal, and fenugreek seeds (methi seeds).

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Basically, this batter is prepared for crisp dosa, but you can use this dosa batter for different types of dosa recipes like as Paper Dosa, Masala Dosa, Beetroot Dosa, Spring Roll Dosa, Pav Bhaji Dosa, Set Dosa, Mysore Masala Dosa, Bun Dosa, etc. but not limited to these and can be utilized to make Idli, Appam, Apee or Paniyaram, Vada, and Uttapam, etc.

About Dosa: Dosa is also called dosai in the Tamil language, which is a famous and popular south Indian breakfast or south Indian snack in India as well in the rest of the world. Dosas are basically crispy or soft crepes made with ground and fermented rice and dal (lentil) batter.

MAKING YOUR SOUTH INDIAN BREAKFAST EASY: In many houses for working moms, this Dosa batter or Idli Batter is prepared once a week and can use this dosa batter for making the different types of dosa, idli, appam, etc whenever you want to eat south Indian dishes. The Idli Batter Recipe or Idli dosai Batter Recipe below makes about 10-12 dosas but can be scaled easily to make a large batch.

If you are making a large batch of this dosa batter or idli batter that lasts for a week, I would suggest you first prepare Appe and idlis as they always taste best with freshly fermented Dosa batter or Idli Batter and then prepare different types of dosas like Paper Dosa Recipe, Masala Dosa Recipe, Set Dosa Recipe, Beetroot Dosa Recipe, Spring Roll Dosa Recipe, Pav Bhaji Dosa Recipe, Mysore Masala Dosa Recipe, Bun Dosa Recipe, Uttapam Recipe, Onion Uttapam Recipe, Mix Veg Uttapam Recipe, Paniyaram Recipe, Appams Recipe in the following days, all with the same Dosa batter recipe or Idli Batter. Easy and interesting recipe right.

Here is the simple and easy step-by-step recipe to make idli dosa batter using rice and lentils.






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Ingredients

Dosa batter recipe | Idli Batter Recipe | Idli Dosa Batter Recipe – Ingredients List:

  • Rice – 3 Cup
  • Split Urad Lentil (Dal) – 1 Cup
  • Chana Lentil – 2 Tbsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds (Meethi Dana) – 1 Tsp
  • Thin Poha / Chhirwa / Chuda / Beaten Rice- ½ Cup
  • Salt – as per your taste
  • Water – as per required

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Dosa batter recipe | Idli Batter Recipe | Perfect Batter Recipe for Dosa, Idli, Appe, Uttapam
 
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Dosa, Idli, Appam, Vada, and Uttapam are some of the most popular South Indian Dishes, served with different types of coconut chutneys and piping hot Sambar. You can make many south indian dishes from this dosa batter recipe or idli dosa batter recipe.
Author: VegRecipeBook
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • Rice - 3 Cup
  • Split Urad Lentil (Dal) - 1 Cup
  • Chana Lentil - 2 Tbsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds (Meethi Dana) - 1 Tsp
  • Thin Poha / Chhirwa / Chuda / Beaten Rice- ½ Cup
  • Salt - as per your taste
  • Water - as per required
Instructions
  1. Firstly, clean rice, urad dal, chana dal and wash them thoroughly.
  2. Add urad lentil, chana lentil and fenugreek seeds (meethi dana) to a large pot.
  3. Further, soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  4. Add rice to a large pot and rinse the rice thoroughly a few times and soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight separately.
  5. Further, 30 minutes before blending the batter, rinse and soak the poha for 30 minutes.
  6. Now drain out excess water from lentil (dal) and fenugreek seeds and grind them using grinder finely, using very little water.
  7. Transfer the dal paste into a bowl.
  8. Drain out the water from rice and poha as well and grind them a bit coarsely in a mixture jar or grinder.
  9. Mix lentil (dal) and rice poha paste really well and prepare a thick and dense batter.
  10. You would save this consistency by adding 1 tsp salt.
  11. Cover the prepared batter and keep aside in a warm place for 8-10 hours to ferment.
  12. Once the dosa batter is fermented and turns puffy, the batter is ready for making the south indian dishes.
  13. Use this dosa batter or idli batter for making soft idlis, dosa, uttapams, appams and vada.
  14. Serve these South Indian dishes with steaming hot sambhar or coconut chutney or tomato chutney.
  15. You can store the prepared batter in the refrigerator for 4-5 days and use it for any south Indian dishes.
Notes
To ferment in colder regions, preheat the oven at the lowest setting (140 F) for 5 minutes or preheat the microwave at the lowest setting for 30 seconds. Turn off the oven or microwave and keep the dosa batter inside with the oven/microwave light ON.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 80 grams Calories: 154 calories Fat: 5.9 grams Carbohydrates: 21.6 grams Fiber: 1.5 grams Protein: 3.6 grams

 





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  • Firstly, clean rice, urad dal, chana dal and wash them thoroughly.
  • Add urad lentil, chana lentil, and fenugreek seeds (meethi dana) to a large pot.
  • Further, soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  • Add rice to a large pot and rinse the rice thoroughly a few times and soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight separately.
  • Further, 30 minutes before blending the batter, rinse and soak the poha for 30 minutes.
  • Now drain out excess water from lentil (dal) and fenugreek seeds and grind them using grinder finely, using very little water.
  • Transfer the dal paste into a bowl.
  • Drain out the water from rice and poha as well and grind them a bit coarsely in a mixture jar or grinder.
  • Mix lentil (dal) and rice poha paste really well and prepare a thick and dense batter.
  • You would save this consistency by adding 1 tsp salt.
  • Cover the prepared batter and keep aside in a warm place for 8-10 hours to ferment.
  • Once the dosa batter is fermented and turns puffy, the batter is ready for making the south indian dishes.
  • Use this dosa batter or idli batter for making soft idlis, dosa, uttapams, appams and vada.
  • Serve these South Indian dishes with steaming hot sambhar or coconut chutney or tomato chutney.
  • You can store the prepared dosa idli batter in the refrigerator for 4-5 days and use it for any south Indian dishes.

Idli Dosa Batter Recipe

Note

Tips for this Recipe:
To ferment in colder regions, preheat the oven at the lowest setting (140 F) for 5 minutes or preheat the microwave at the lowest setting for 30 seconds. Turn off the oven or microwave and keep the dosa batter inside with the oven/microwave light ON.

Read Recipe in हिन्दी (Hindi)

This post is also available in हिन्दी (Hindi). Check Idli Batter Recipe in Hindi.