Watermelon Rind Dosa
Watermelon rind dosa is coastal Karnataka special breakfast recipe. Glutenfree, vegan dosa. Delicious without any after taste of rinds. Try this summer recipe using watermelon rind otherwise thrown as kitchen waste.
Servings: 5 people
Iron Dosa Tawa
Soaking the ingredients
Clean the rice, urad dal, methi seeds, poha for any dust or pest.
Add water, wash them and soak in water for 4 to 5 hours.
Grinding After soaking, using a mixer grinder, grind the ingredients with watermelon pieces to thick batter.
Add soaked water little by little while grinding, do not add too much water.
Batter should be flowy consistency not too thick or thin. Next step would be to ferment the batter.
Fermentation of batter
Ground batter should be kept closed and fermented in warm place for 5 to 6 hours.
Next morning add salt, add water if batter is too thick and mix well. Now this is ready to make tasty dosa.
Apply oil on iron tawa and heat on high heat. Sprinkle little water on the tawa, wipe with a kitchen tissue or cloth.
Turn the heat to low and pour a ladle full of batter on hot tawa.
Spread the batter in circular way, close a lid and cook the dosa for a minute on medium heat.
Sprinkle oil on dosa and cook for few more seconds. We need not flip the dosa, fold it and serve hot dosa to your family and enjoy!!
Use good quality dosa rice and urad dal to make the batter.
Add only white part of rind to make the batter. Do not add green peel, it makes the batter bitter in taste.
For crispy dosa serve immediately, it becomes soft when it cools down.