Wash and soak rice and dal separately for few hours.
Grind rice and dal separately, adding required quantity of water.
Mix rice, dal and salt. Add little water and stir well to form a loose batter.
Keep it overnight to ferment.
Pour one spoon full of batter on a greased frying pan as thin as possible.
Pour 1 tsp of oil on its edges.When the base is golden brown, turn the side and cook well.
:- Serve dosa hot with cocOnut chutney. Dosa is also best suited with sambar or tomoto chutney.