Friday, August 29, 2008

Bread Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

I actually had lot of plans by the time I reached 400 recipes. But things didn't work out as I planned. I guess those things have to wait! Anyway I am happy that my 400th recipe is all a dosa, that too a quick one! When you have extra bread on hand and not sure how to make use of it, this dosa recipe comes handy! But of course we tried with fresh ones and it was even tastier. Actually it called for Wheat coarse grains, more like the Samba Wheat. But we thought we shall just replace it with Wheat flour to make things easier. Maybe we will with samba next time but this was yummy! Also its kind of soft and not the crispy one, but with little more water and cooking on sim might get you a crispy dosa. I like my dosa in all forms. So it doesn't really matter for me. But hubby dear likes his dosa to be crispy. So had to convince him saying its more tasty as soft.

I made these only for us and kids had the regular dosas. They almost have dosas every other day. Thinking of them reminds me of Chinnu's naughty deed the other day. They are very happy going to the school by Auto. Chinnu, though very naughty, is silent when in presence of new people. But the other day, they had a new friend to accompany them in the auto. It was a little girl, must've been the twins age or so. And Athamma was shocked to find Chinnu kissing her through the way. Normally he never bothers about the other kids, but not sure why he did that. It was a breaking news when we got home and Athamma was going on telling us about this. When we asked Chinnu, he was laughing and nodding his head. We are not sure if he understood what we asked, but it was fun seeing his reaction!

Soaking time : 3 hrs
Preparation Time : 10
Cooking Time : 2 min for each
Makes : 8 dosas

Ingredients Needed:

Wheat Flour- 1 cup
All purpose flour/ Maida - 1 cup
Rava / Semolina - 1 cup
Yogurt / Curd - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Cooking Soda - a pinch
Bread - 2 - 3 slices

Ingredients Needed:

In a bowl, take all the flours and mix well with salt and soda. Heat little water and once its hot, dip the bread slices in it and add to the flours. Mix well without lumps. Add water slowly to mix everything evenly. The consistency should be a thin batter. When you take a ladle of batter and pour, it should fall freely and not be thick.

Allow it to soak for 3 hrs max. Then mix once again. And heat a dosa pan or tawa.

Smear oil on the pan so that the dosa comes out well. Pour a ladle full of batter in a circle movement and spread to form a circle.

If you are not getting the dosa in the regular form, pour in circular and spread to form a dosa. Sprinkle oil on top and let it get cooked in sim. Should not cover this.

Serve with Coconut Chutney.

It came out very tasty, though it was soft. So this is going to be surely made again.

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jayasree said...

400th post. Great job, Valli. Wishing many more 100s from your blog.

Dosa looks very soft.

Divya said...

Congrats on hitting 400 posts Valli..great going!!Bread dosa looks delicious..and pretty easy too..shall try it out!!

SMN said...

Congrats valli 400th post really great keep bloggin..

i make bread dosa in a different way

Kamini said...

Wow, 400! Congratulations!
The bread dosa looks interesting - a good way to use up old bread.

Aparna Inguva said...

Congratulations Sri, Bread dosa is such a great idea! And hearty congratulations to the naughty Chinnu for planting one on the lil girls cheek ;)

RecipeGirl said...

Wow, 400! That's terrific.

This looks great... and I love the idea of a coconut chutney!

Laavanya said...

400 posts is definitely a huge achievement Srivalli. Congrats. Bread dosa is so different - nice to know we get soft dosas. I must try that.
It was so sweet to read about Chinnu.

Jayashree said...

Interesting recipe....never thought of using bread in dosa.

kamalagk said...

Congrats Valli for the 400 th post.So chinnu has got girl friend!!!..Different dosa..looks so soft.

Tee said...

I always have leftover bread and never know what to do with it...this is a great idea!
My father keeps talking of bread dosa but i never found a recipe. I will try your recipe as soon as i get some bread :)

Sangeeth said...

hey valli cool dosa..i luv 'em crispy too..btw have u reached 101? if u have lemme know i'll link to all your 101 dosa varities from my blog....wud luv to do that!

Sangeeth said...

oh! forget! congrats on ur 400thpost.....great going dear..all the best!

aparna said...

Congrats on 400th post. Bread dosa looks delicious. I will try it.

Priti said...

Hey Congrats Valli...400 posts..great work indeed...dosa looking nice too

notyet100 said...

this looks yum..thnks for sharin ,..happy weekend,..

notyet100 said...

nd ya congrats too,..:-)

Divya said...

Good job Srivalli! 400 posts, Wow!
Bread dosai sounds very innovative, have not heard of it before. Does it taste like Rava dosai? I am curious

A_and_N said...

Congrats :)

And you made bread out of dosa!! Some creativity :D

FoodyGuru (Srimathi) said...

Its amazing that you have 400 posts. Good job and I am amazed at all the work you put into the events.

dindintonight said...

Congratulations on your 400th post..i am barely on my 25th..phew! long way to go for me. :-)

I've never made dosa before. Mom used to make it when I was in India with all the soaked dals and all. But this one looks simple and tasty and easy enough for a novice like me to make :-)

Divya Vikram said...

400 is a big number Valli..Thats amazing..and the bread dosa looks too good.One more recipe when I go out of ideas for breakfast.

karuna said...

dosa looks yummy. i have jsut finished writting a post on south indian food. it would be great if u could go thru my blog, and send me some yummy recipes that u have made, which are authentic, i will update my blog with them. if u have recipes of the items i have mentioned it would be nice.

Uma said...

congrats on the 400th post. Wish you many more. bread dosa looks delcious.

Shillu said...

400 posts! congrats on the milestone! This bred dosa is a new one-never heard before. even teh peas stuffed poori looks delicious!! awesome!

chefectomy said...


This is my first visit to your blog and I love it. I really love Indian food and I am glad you are blogging about this wonderful cuisine. I'll be back simply so I can learn how to do some of this!


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starry nights said...

congratulations on your 400th post.the bread dosa looks yummy, never had one before,will have to try it.

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