Monday, March 23, 2009

Soya Bean in Rice Dosa and Uttappam ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Weekends always seem to fly right of the window or so it seems. Especially when I have the Saturday also off, I plan for so many things, ultimately most of it would be still pending. First it was Chinnu was down with fever, but luckily he recovered after one dose of crocin. Since he was fine on Saturday, we sent them to playschool. So we were surprised getting a call from them, asking me to pick up Peddu as he was down with fever. We thought they got mixed up with names, but it was Peddu who got it from his brother. He slept back home and was up by 2.30. The first thing he asks was where Chinnu was. He won't agree when we said he was at school. He refused to eat saying he wants Chinnu. So I had no option but to take him back to school. The moment we reached the door, he turned to me and said Bye Amma, good night! Well I hurried back fast lest they thought I was a weepy mother!

Athamma came back from her vacation and we spent the rest of the day filling her up with her grandchildren antics through the week. And we even took them for lunch to the restaurant. Only to know that they are ever the naughtiest kids around. They won't sit for even a minute!

I know I had planned for many a different Dosa variety and a hoard of breakfast items. Looks like I have fallen behind. Anyway here comes a version which makes use of Soya beans. For those of you, who want to include soya in your diet, this is a neat way to do it and very tasty too!

This is very simple recipe if you have soya bean soaked and of course rice as the regular one.

Ingredients Needed:

Raw Rice - 50 gms
Soya Bean - 25 gms
Urud Dal - 3 tbsp
Salt to taste

Makes about 6 medium size dosas

For Uttappam:

Onions - 1 medium
Green Chillies - 1
Coriander Leaves

Method to Prepare:

Wash and soak Rice and Urad Dal together. Soak Soya bean separately. Since dried Soya bean was used, soaked all for about 6 hrs.

Then grind everything to get a smooth batter. Let it ferment overnight.

You can follow the same process that you do as your regular dosa.

Uttappam can be made by adding the onions, chilies and coriander. Just ensure you have a thin batter and cook this in sim, that way you get crispy dosa or uttappam.

This makes a great change and very healthy too!

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Lavanya said...

healthy dosa..looks nice n husband loves utappam..i will give a try !!

Asha said...

Hope kids are feeling well now. We went thru' flu and cold season here too, it's sunny now! :)

Soya bean dosa looks delicious, and healthy too, enjoy.

Superchef said...

loved reading the write-up! the dosa looks not a fan of soy and this does not even look like anything that has soy in can easily trick me into eating it :D

Divya Vikram said...

Sounds healthy and yummy!

Happy cook said...

Hans love oothapoms, he has been going on asking when am i going to make them.
Good to know whinnu recovered soon.
Here Shyama is back sick again with the cough and really cough, she is still going to school, i am giving her cough syrup and rubbin her chest in the evening with vicks. If it contine i will have to take her back to the doctor.
Shyama's concert went very well. Hans took the viseo but it is not that nice as he put it in a stand and then you can oonly see her and not the others.
She has to play by the end of April again, the if the video comes out nice i will post it.

A_and_N said...

I'd never have used Soya bean in my dosas. I should try this.

Nags said...

oooh that's a good variation!

jayasree said...

Looks like a easy dosa recipe. Uttappam looks yum.. Hope chinuu and peddu are back to normal.

Pooja said...

Healthy dosa looking yummy..

Priya said...

Healthy dosa looks delicious..makes me hungry...lovely!!

shaikh said...

excellent! superb. simple yet exotic. thanks keep it up.

Kamini said...

Wow, I must try this - soybeans are supposed to be very high in protein and good for you. Thanks for the recipe.

Supriya said...

Interesting dosa variety Srivalli. I have some soy flour, that should work too right? I'll try it over the weekend.

Poornima Nair said...

The uttappams look awesome Sri...very tempting.
I love reading about your kids, good thing to be pre-warned:)

Bharti said...

How annoying to have the kids falling sick one after another! I hope they are back in the pink of health. I love dosa and uttappams and your versions sounds really healthy.

SJ said...

soya bean in dosa? Hmmm..sounds interesting.

Alka said...

This makes the regular dosa ,more healthier and more tasty for sure.My son is such a crazy fan of dosa(sada dosa,sans any potato filling)he can eat it at bf,lunch and dinner too.I am so happy to know that now i can make a more healthier dosa for him
Hope the kids are doing fine now....hugs to them....

Maya said...

The different varieties of dosa never cease to amaze me.

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