water melon rind dosa 1

Its summer time and there are lots of watermelon around. It’s a summer favorite fruit of the kids and elders too. Usually we prepare many delicacies using this fruit from salads to juices and throw away the rinds. These watermelon rinds are supposed to have numerous nutritional benefits. So here is one recipe to keep in mind during your next pick for watermelon. Here is the simple easy to prepare dosa using watermelon rinds.

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: Karnataka

Preparation time: 5 hours

Cooking time: 10mins

Serves: 5 nos

Ingredients:

Watermelon rind cubes (white part)-1 cup

Rice-2 cups

Urd dal-3 tbsp

Menthya-1 tbsp

Thick Poha-1/4 cup

Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Soak together rice, urd dal, menthya, thick poha for 4-5 hours.
  2. Grind together all the ingredients into thick dosa batter. Ferment it overnight.
  3. Now to the fermented batter add salt, little water and prepare dosa using ghee and serve hot with chutney of your choice.watermelon rind dosa 2

 

My Notes:

Only the white part of rind should be used for grinding. If the green part or outermost skin is used, the dosa tends to become bitter.

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