Onion dosa & simple tomato chutney

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  • Onion Dosa & Simple Tomato Chutney
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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
3 servings
20 min
Cook time:
35 min
Ready in:
55 min


1)Onion Dosa :
- Dosa Batter - 1 cup
- Onions (finely chopped) - 1 no
- Coriander Leves - 2 to 3 twigs
- Green Chillies - 1 or 2 nos
- Salt to Taste
- Oil

2)Tomato Chutney Recipe:
-Tomato (large) - 1 no
- Onion - 1/4 no
- Garlic - 1 no
- Fennel seeds/sombu - 1 teaspoon
- Dry Red Chilli - 2 to 3 nos
- Curry Leaves - 4 to 5 nos
- Mustard Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
- Urad dal - 1/2 teaspoon
- Red Chilli pOwder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Oil - 1 to 2 teaspoons
- Salt to taste

3)Of Dosa Batter:
- Raw or boiled Rice or Idly Rice - 2 cups
- Urad dal - 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup


Step 1

1)Onion Dosa :
First finely chop the onions and to that add the chopped green chillies , coriander leaves, little bit salt and mix all together well and keep it aside . Heat a flat pan (dosa thava)in a medium flame for about 5 minutes and then apply little oil to that heated pan and then pour tyablespoon of the dosa batter on the flat pan and immediately spread it evenly in a cicular shape. Now spread the onion mixture on the uncooked side of the dosa and wait for few seconds and then turn over the dosa and again smear some oil and cook in a medium flame ( do not keep high flame ,becoz onions will get burnt more) .Onion dosa is ready to serve with tomato chutney , coconut chutney.

Step 2

2)Tomato Chutney Recipe:
Wash and cut each tomato into 4 pieces and grind the pieces of tomato , onion, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon 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 and allow it to splutter and then add 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds , urad dal ,curry leaves and fry it for 1 minute .Now add the grinded smooth paste to this and add little bit of water and red chilli powder(depends on ur spicy) and check for salt and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes until the raw smell goes from it , keep the stove in a medium flame . This goes well with dosa,idly ..

Step 3

3)Of Dosa Batter:
Wash the rice and urad dal and fill it with enough amount of water and soak overnight. Now drain the water from it and 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) and 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 hours . After the fermentation stir the batter well and take 2 cups of the batter in another bowl ( add water if required)and now its ready to make dosa's .

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