Jan 21, 2016

Cholam Idli & Dosa Batter Recipe - Jowar (Sorghum) Idli & Dosa Recipe


Cholam idli and dosa is one recipe which i made recently and loved it instantly. It is a simple recipe and taste really delicious. The batter made is multi purpose, you can make idli, dosa, kuzhi paniyaram, uthappam using that batter. The idlies turns out so soft and fluffy. Dosa turns out crispy..I have already share cholam kuzhipaniyaram here..



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 30 mins
Fermenting Time : Overnight
Soaking Time : 4 hours
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves: 5 to 6

Ingredients:

Cholam / Jowar / Sorghum - 1 cup
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1/4 cup
Fenugreek Seeds / Vendayam - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for making dosa

Method:

Wash cholam and dal well. Add fenugreek to the urad dal and soak them separately for 4 to 5 hours.

Now take dal and fenugreek mix in a blender and add water little by little and make it into a smooth fluffy puree. Take this in a bowl.

Now add the jowar to the same blender and puree again till smooth. It wont get smooth, but try to get as smooth as possible. Dont add too much water, add little by little. 

Now pour this in to the dal mix and add salt. Mix well and let it ferment for 8 hours or overnight.

Now the next day give it a good mix, spoon this in a idli mould and steam for 5 to 6 mins. You can make the batter a little thin and make crispy dosa too.

Now remove it and serve hot with chutney..

Pictorial:
Take jowar, urad dal and fenugreek

this is how jowar looks like

take urad dal and fenugreek in a bowl

wash them well and cover them with water and 
let them soak for 4 to 6 hours
now it is soaked

take dal in a blender

add water little by little and make it into smooth paste

Pour this into a container



now in the same blender

add in jowar

puree till smooth

pour it into the container

add salt

mix well

cover and let it ferment overnight

now it is fermented

look how frothy it has got

give a good mix..you can use this batter for idli, dosa and uthappam too

Now lets make idli, take idli mould..grease it lightly with oil 


spoon some batter in


place it in idli steamer


cover and steam cook


now it is done


so soft and fluffy


for making dosa, make the batter little thin by adding some water


pour a ladleful of batter in a hot tawa


spread thinly


drizzle oil around the sides


flip over and cook on other side too..now fold it 


serve





3 comments:

  1. Plz tell the self life of this batter

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  2. @kalai vaniu can store this in fridge for 3 to 4 days

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  3. Hello Aarthi,
    Your recipes are so good and tasty. Please keep posting..:)
    Thanks,
    Mike

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