Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cucumber Dosa / Healthy breakfast ideas..!

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Cucumber Dosa:


Cucumber dosa is one of the delicious dosa version that can be prepared quick and easily. The crisp and thin texture of the dosa tastes awesome with onion sambar and chutney. 

In this recipe, the grated cucumber, coconut, yoghurd and green chilly are mixed with dosa batter. It serves as a perfect and healthy breakfast.

Here’s the delicious, light dosa recipe for you to try..:)

Ingredients:

·            Rice                              - 1 cup
·            Urad dal                        - ¼ cup
·            Grated coconut              - ¼ cup
·            Grated cucumber           - ½ cup
·            Green chilly                   - 2
·            Cumin pwd                    - ½ tsp
·            Yoghurd                        - ¼ cup
·            Salt to taste

Method:


1.       Wash and soak rice and urad dal separately for 2 ½ hrs.
2.       Grind the rice with urad dal to smooth paste.
3.       Make a paste of coconut, cucumber, green chilly, yoghurd and cumin pwd.
4.       Mix  the paste to the rice batter.
5.       Add salt and mix well.

6.       Allow to ferment for 5 hours.
7.       Heat a non stick dosa tawa.
8.       Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it in concentric circles.
9.       Drizzle oil to the sides and cover with lid.
10.    Once it turns golden brown, remove from flame.
11.    Serve hot with chutney of your choice..
12.    Yummy n healthy cucumber dosa ready to taste…!


Jay

83 comments:

  1. Sounds delicious! LOL

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  2. Looks absolutely perfect,crispy and delicious.. awesome clicks !!..

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  3. Cucumber dosa looks simply crispy and wonderful..

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  4. Cucumber dosa def a healthy breakfast...looks do crispy n yummy...very tempting platter..

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  5. what a yummy looking crispy thin dosas- nice one jay

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  6. very yummy dosa and perfect cooler for the summer season

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  7. crispy dosa...interesting idea!

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  8. This sounds delicious and it looks really wonderful. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  9. Thanks so much for your visit to my blog and sweet words..

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  10. Looks absolutely perfect and delicious.. awesome clicks !!

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  11. Delicious dosas....love the clicks...

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  12. looks great wish I was better at making dosa

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  13. Never had it, sounds super delish! Will bookmark the recipe :)
    US Masala

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  14. Hello Jay, how are you? Your cucumber dose looks simply tempting! I've never eat this one... ^__^

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  15. Thanks for stopping by my site! I am now a happy follower of you, too.

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  16. New to me.. But sounds interesting..

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  17. Wow, looks very yummy.

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  18. Innovative recipe,dosa looks crispy and delicious..healthy breakfast dear

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  19. They are so tempting, would love to have the complete plate...

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  20. Jay, is this something like tosai? Anyway it looks delicious.

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  21. What a nice light dosa...perfect for breakfast.

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  22. Looks really good. Nice clicks dear.

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  23. healthy and delicious tasty..

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  24. What a lovely blog you have. The photography is very nice, bright and inviting.

    Thank you for stopping by my blog! You also have a new follower!

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  25. o my...me drooling....

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  26. I love dosa and thanks for sharing the lovely recipe :)

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  27. Great breakfast idea! Looks so light and perfect for a summer breakfast or brunch. The chutney looks delicious too!

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  28. Anonymous23 June, 2011

    Woww that is a newbie recipe for me.. healthy too :D

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  29. One of the best breakfast idea! Thanks for sharing! Yummy!

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  30. It looks delicious!!! good idea, it's important to eat healthy!!

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  31. Wow.. sounds like a great dosa for the summer :)

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  32. never tried dosa with cucumber !! Nice idea for this hot summer !! dosa looks perfect and delicious !!

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  33. New twist with cucumbers to our good ol' dosa!

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  34. whoa !!! that sounds delicious :)

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  35. Lovely dosa..looks really soft and light.

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  36. looks airy and delish

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  37. WOW lovely dosa..yummooo!!

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

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  38. wonderful dosa, never had this, they look so soft n thin..yummy dosas dear..
    Event:COOK IT HEALTHY:PROTEINicious

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  39. ahhh i love simple breakfast ideas that are healthy! great recipe jay!

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  40. Pretty innovative combination .... dosa n cucumbers !! Good one :)

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  41. This looks and sounds delicious and so authentic. Love that it takes time and will enjoy making it. Thank you:-)

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  42. What an interesting mix of flavors...looks delicious :)

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  43. have heard abt this dosa, but never made myself.. Dosa looks very crispy and nicely presented Jay

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  44. Anonymous23 June, 2011

    This dosa looks delicious!

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  45. What a lovely breakfast.

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  46. That looks so fresh and healthy! Yum! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a nice comment on my blog. I look forward to seeing all of your wonderful recipes. Have a great evening! Candace

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  47. Healthy, yummy dosa..Mom makes a diff version of cucumber dosa..without fermenting..but this looks interesting... :) Have to try this out sometime..!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  48. I love dosas even though I have always eaten the "masala" version with potatoes and/or lamb in it. This looks so light and delicious!!!!

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  49. loved ur recipe jay i too make this dosa but i dont add urad dal and i grind the cucumber along with teh rice and instant dosa..

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  50. lovely lovely dish and ur snap is so appetizing :) Loved ita lot Jay

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  51. absolutely delicious and fantastic dosas:)

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  52. Thank you for your comment Jay! I also love your blog and I´ll come back soon.. Lovely teddy bear...!

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  53. Ciao Jay! Eccomi qua... bello anche il tuo blog : )
    A presto!

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  54. Wow ! This dosa is worth a try. Love your blog too ! And thanks for your comments on my space.

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  55. Wow this is really great. I have never heard of this before and I bet it tastes wonderful. I must share this recipe with my mother. Thanks for sharing it with us. : )

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  56. Hi J! Thank u for your comment ;) I'm happy to visit your blog!
    Hope to hear u soon!
    Husgs, Silvi

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  57. Thanks for stopping by..
    have a great weekend..:)

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  58. I don't knew cucumber dosa..it's absolutely delicious

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  59. Grazie per la visita, mi piace molto il tuo blog, ti seguo anche io! Buon fine settimana!

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  60. Hola Jay, gracias por comentar en mi blog. Tus recetas me gustan mucho y me quedo de seguidora. Las especias me gustan y esta receta se ve muy buena.
    Besos.

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  61. this is so creative Jay. I am just like you, try to create my own recipes and see whats the finale is like.

    I am really bad in making thosai, as we call it at Malaysia. Most of the time, have it at restaurants for the convenience.

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  62. I love savory breakfasts! That looks delicious and healthy.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  63. Hi, thank you for following my blog and I'm following too. So creative, healthy and yummy your breakfast recipe!

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  64. Super delicious summer dish , I am amazed to see that you add cucumber in such a creative way! Thumbs up!

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  65. I love this! In Malaysia we call it thosai, very delicious!

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  66. very new recipe ... healthy and yummy dosa...
    www.rajafood.blogspot.com

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  67. Looks good ,I love cucumbers!

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  68. healthy and tasty dish

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  69. never had this combo for Dosa...looks real crispy

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  70. Sounds healthy and delicious dosa!

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  71. Hi Jay,
    your Dosa looks really yummy.

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  72. Lovely and tempting dosa.. looks simply perfect !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  73. Simply delicious you are giving me a mighty appetite!

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  74. I would love to try this for breakfast - I've yet to make dosa, so thank you for sharing this recipe!

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  75. I remember in the style of Bong to Bari, we used the ashes of squash, cucumber, radish, etc. into the mix ... but never thought to use it in dosa.I must try.
    LNB

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  76. Yummy it seems very delicious!! thanks for sharing & looking forward for more 'Indian Recipes cooking show', 'Indian Cooking Recipe', 'Indian Cooking'

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