Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Black Gram Dosa / Azhagar Kovil Dosa



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Azhagar kovil is a lovely divine temple found in Madurai. Black gram dosa is specially made in a very authentic style and is offered as prasadam to the lord in this temple. This dosa taste unique and its absolutely a treat. Its healthy as well as tasty. :)

Ingredients:

Black gram (with skin urad dal/black urad dal/karupu ullundhu) - 1 cup
Raw rice - 1 cup

Curd(Sour) - 1/2 cup

Gingelly oil - 1 tbl spn

Ghee - 1 tbl spn

Pepper powder-1 tsp

Ginger - 1 inch piece

Curry leaves

Salt


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Method:

Soak rice and black gram separately in water for 2 hours. Grind them one by one coarsely. Now mix both the ground mixtures, add the curd and salt and allow it to ferment overnight.

Next day, add gingelly oil, ghee, pepper powder, chopped ginger and curry leaves to the batter. Add adequate water to make the batter to dosa batter consistency. Now make dosa in skillet and roast both the sides adding little ghee to it.


Azhagar kovil dosa is ready to eat. Serve it hot with garlic chutney.



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Thanks to Malar Gandhi who writes a lovely blog called Kitchen Tantra for passing this cute award to me.




Written by: Nithya
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34 comments:

Pari said...

Nicely presented and healthy Dosa with whole black gram.

Aruna Manikandan said...

Lovely and Healthy Dosa!!!!!
Sounds new to me...
Will try out soon

Rekha shoban said...

nice presentation...healthy dosa

Anu said...

Yummy and healthy dosa.. Nice presentation..

shanthi said...

Healthy dosa well presented

rekhas kitchen said...

ohhh Azhagar kovil Dosai.... we can eat like that only with out any chutney nice healthy recipe beautiful presentation as always looks great

Prathibha said...

I made this from ur SIL's blog long back..it came out super crispy....urs look yummy too...

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Nice one asusual....looks cute .Never heard of this.

Priya said...

Such a nutritious dosa, looks delicious..

priya said...

looks very delicious...excellent presentation, as usual!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds healthy,sure will try soon,stared the recipe in reader!

SE(Denufood) said...

hey this is a good idea..cos I am not a great fan of mash ki dal curry..would love to add the whole urad to make dosas..thanx

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Very nicely presentation of crispy dosa with spicy chutney...

Ambika said...

Hey Nithya, this recipe is new to me! Wonderfully photographed :)

Latha said...

Healthy dosa....lovely presentation.

Pavithra said...

Awesome dosai what a coincidence me too made it 10 days back but not posted .. This my fav Dosai and seeing this feel like eating real azhagar kovil vadai right now no way only I can dream...

Malar said...

Hey Nithya..this is awesome..yummy dosas in superb pictures..wow..Nice clicks..I am a fan of your photographs :)

Cynthia said...

Umm, I too like your presentation and that dosa would hit the spot right now :)

Happy Holidays to you and the family.

Mythreyi Dilip said...

My all time favorite, looks good!

Divya Vikram said...

Makes a lovely breakfast!

Vidhya said...

yummy dosa and as always wonderful presentation

Gita said...

I have heard abt this though I never tried it yet...looks tasty Nithya...nice presentation :)

Tina said...

Nice presentation dear..Dosa looks yummyyyy....

Shama Nagarajan said...

healthy breakfast..different one

Parita said...

As usual lovely presentation my dear :-) I always am surprised with the variety of dosas we can make :-)
Between guess what..i finally got my new camera :-)

Deepti said...

Healthy dosa with a lovely presentation.

அண்ணாமலையான் said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Madhavi said...

Dosa looks delicious...

malarvizhi said...

nice and healthy .happy new year

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Great presentation..very healthy and delicious dosa.Merry X'mas dear.

Shri said...

Wonderful presentation and looks delicious, Nithya!

sangeeta said...

lovely presentation Nithya !!!
you are such a great artist...the Christmas decorations are great too...

Anupama said...

New dosa to me... I just started making pesarattu regularly and will add this dosa to my breakfast items :-)

shaan said...

hmmmm.... dosa smell inga varaikku varudhu.

Your arrangement of the food and photographs are also beautiful!

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