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Dosa like dish made using mixed vegetables
Published On: 19 Aug 2014
For making dosa batter - Soak about 2 cups of raw rice and black gram dal and if necessary 1 - 2 tsp fenugreek seeds also for about 6 hrs in water.
Then wash and grind them together adding water as required.
When the mix is grinded well, add some salt and change it into a vessel and keep for fermenting (which may take about 8 -10 hrs, depending on the climate situation).
To the grated vegetables add some salt and mix it well (and if necessary add some red chilli powder also) and keep it aside.
Heat the tawa and apply some oil on it.
Put some rice batter in it and spread it in round shape as shown in the below picture.(make sure that the batter is spreading little thick and not thin as doing for making dosa)
Then put the vegetables mix on the oothappam as shown in the below picture.
Apply 1- 2 tsp oil / ghee above the mix and press it well with ladle and then allow the oothappam to cook, including vegetables, in steam.
After 2 - 3 minutes, turn it over and apply some oil / ghee on the other side of the oothappam .
Take it out and keep it in a casserole to keep it hot.
This oothappam can be served with coconut / onion chutney/ sambar or pickle.
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