Fresh Coconut – 1/2, grated
Green Chillies – 4, chopped fine
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, grated fine
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Curd – 1 tblsp, whisked
Salt to taste
Rava (Semolina) – 1 3/4 cups, roasted
Oil for shallow frying
1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except the rava and oil. Add sufficient water and mix well. Finally add the semolina and mix well to make a batter of thick dropping consistency. Add more water if necessary.
2. Heat the tawa and sprinkle a few drops of water. If it sizzles, the tawa is ready to use.
3. Smear a little oil on the tawa. When the oil smokes, lower the heat.
4. Pour a ladle
of batter and spread like a dosai, as thin as possible. Pour a tsp of oil in the centre and around the edges of the batter. Cook till golden brown at base.
5. Flip over carefully and fry till golden and crisp.
6. Serve hot with chutney.