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Set Dosa

Set dosa | Poha dosai |aval dosai is a soft and spongy dosa, a popular breakfast recipe of Karnataka. It is generally served with Vegetable saagu. There are many versions  around the net for the recipe of set dosa, but i adapted the one which was shared by my friend Anita. This dosa she used to make it very regular, especially for weekend brunch. I have noted down the recipe from her but somehow missed to try it on my own. The best part i love in this dosa is no need to ferment the batter. So i soak in the night for the dosa and grind in the morning to make soft and spongy dosas. Try out this set dosa at home and let me know how they turned out. Vada curry also pairs well with set dosai. Check out my other dosa recipes too.

Set Dosa recipe

  Preparation Time : 10 mins+ 8 hours soaking | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Yields: 10 dosas

     Raw rice or idli rice     1 cup
     Poha |aval |rice flakes    1/2 cup
     Thick Buttermilk  1 cup
      Salt   as needed
     

set dosa
Method:

  • Wash the rice and poha nicely. Soak the rice in water and the poha in buttermilk . Soak this for 6 hours or overnight too.

set dosa 1

  • Drain the water and grind the rice into a fine paste. Add little water while grinding.
  • The poha must have absorbed all the buttermilk and will be soft.

set dosa 2

  • Add the soaked poha to this and grind till soft .

set dosa 3

  • Transfer it a container and add salt. Mix well. I forgot to click this  step.
  • Heat a tawa, and take a ladle of batter and pour it into a small circle.
  • Add few drops of oil and when one side is cooked, flip on the other side .

set dosa 4

poha dosa
Notes:
  1. The sourness of the buttermilk, as we are keeping it outside for 6-8 hours, will be enough for the batter. No need to ferment the batter after grinding.
  2. These dosas will turn softer only and also this cannot be spread big like usual dosa batter.
  3. If needed you can add 1/4 tsp of methi seeds(venthayam) to the rice while soaking.

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8 comments

Unknown February 11, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Good,I m keep on searching for this receipe.finally got it from it kitchen.thanks

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SADHANA BIRAGALATHAN February 11, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Spongy dosas jey. No need to ferment wow I had lil bit doubt tat if not fermenting how the dosa will be this much soft jey.

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SADHANA BIRAGALATHAN February 11, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Spongy dosas jey. No need to ferment wow I had lil bit doubt tat if not fermenting how the dosa will be this much soft jey.

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Traditionally Modern Food February 11, 2016 - 11:35 pm

Can't say for this spingy dosa.. Yum

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Mythili Sivakumar February 15, 2016 - 9:15 am

A new choice for my kids to enjoy in the evening.

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Mythili Sivakumar February 15, 2016 - 9:15 am

A new choice for my kids to enjoy in the evening.

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Meenal Ramanathan February 19, 2016 - 8:04 am

Can I replace raw rice with one cup of varagu

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jeyashri suresh February 29, 2016 - 7:57 am

You can replace

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