This post is a part of the main post that was made for Karnataka with the theme - Indian Food Odyssey where we visited 30 Indian states and Union Territories as a part of the Mega Blogging Marathon April 2014...
I invited my fellow bloggers to my house[virtually of course] and cooked a dish for each meal of the day....
starts with a traditional dosay from Udupi.Udupi cuisine takes its name
from Udupi, a city on the Western coast of Karnataka. Udupi , as you
might have heard, is the abode of the famous Krishna Temple / Udupi
Mutt[Math]. The udupi restaurants and mess are quite famous in other
parts of the country as well.
This cuisine adheres to
the satvik qualities and is a vegetarian one. It does not use onion and
garlic, though nowadays, it finds a place in the dishes due to the
changing taste of people.
The udupi masal dosa, udupi saaru / rasam are very famous.
being said, I prepared a traditional udupi breakfast dish called the
Uppu Huli Dosay. It is a tasty combination of salt,sour , tanginess with
just a hint of bitterness. This is another instant dosa and hence very
quick to make.
Uppu Huli dosay with menthya soppu
[Salty and sour dosa with fenugreek leaves]
Recipe source :Udupi Recipes
Idli rice- 1 cup
Urad dhal-1/4 cup
Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 teaspoon
Tamarind- a gooseberry size
Red chilies- 2
Coriander seeds- 5 teaspoons
Cumin seeds- 1 teaspoon
Methi leaves- 2 handfuls
Grated coconut -1/2 cup
Salt to taste
the rice, urad dal and fenugreek seeds for at least 2-3 hours.Soak the
tamarind in a little hot water. Clean the methi leaves and use only the
a blender jar, take coconut, tamarind pulp in water[don't add too much
water],chilies,coriander seeds, cumin seeds.Grind to a smooth paste.
water from the soaked rice and add the rice-dal mixture and grind to a
smooth paste, adding little water in needed.The consistency should be
like that of regular dosa batter.
Remove the batter into a bowl. Add salt and the methi leaves / fenugreek leaves.Mix well.
a griddle and pour a ladle of the batter int eh centre and spread it to
a circle. Drizzle a little oil if needed around the edges. Do not flip
the dosa. Remove from heat once cooked and serve immediately.
pickle / honey is a the apt side dish.Or, it can also be eaten as such
since it has all the necessary elements within itself....
Labels: Blogging Marathon, Dosa Varieties, Karnataka, KLBDosa, Methi, Morning Raga, SI, Step-by-step Pictorial Recipes, Vegan varieties