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White Pumpkin Dosa

Dosa done using grated white Pumpkin ground with spices and rice

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This tasty dosa was once popular in South India and now forgotten .This can easily be done because u need to keep the batter to ferment for 2 hours only.Its best combination is okra-red thick chutney.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups (1 1/2 cups  and 1/2 cup) grated white pumpkin
    • 1 cup Par boiled rice-1 cup
    • 1/2 cup raw rice
    • 1/4 cup urad dhal
    • 2 tsp fenugreek seeds
    • 1/2 cup grated coconut
    • 4 whole red chillies
    • a sprig Curry leaves
    • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
    • 2 tsp Salt to taste
    • 1/4 cup refined oil


    1. Soak the boiled rice with urad dhal, fenugreek seeds and raw rice for 2 hours and grind it very smoothly
      with shredded coconut, red chillies, curry leaves, cumin seeds and 1 1/2 cup grated white pumpkin. The batter should be thick enough to do dosas.
    2. Add needed salt, 1/2 cup grated coconut and the remaining 1/2 cup grated white pumpkin and mix well.
    3. Keep it covered for 2 hours and then you can make nice dosas by spreading the batter with oil in heated tawa.
    4. Serve this pumpkin dosa with okra-red chutney.
    5. Ladies Fingers Red thick chutney :cut 10 okra(ladies fingers) into small pieces.saute them with 1 tbsp chopped onions,1 tbsp chopped tomato,5 red chillies and 1 tsp cumin seeds for 2 minutes and grind them together with tamarind (2 cm size),1 tbsp grated coconut,2 tsp salt and 1 garlik clove in to a thick paste with 1/4 cup water.


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