Oct 18, 2010

Cabbage Dosa ( Polo ) with Grated cheese topping

Makes: 10 - 12 dosas

You will need

Boiled Rice ( Idli rice ) – 2 cups ( 400 g )

Grated coconut – 1 cup ( 200 g )

Tamarind juice – ½ cup or tamarind paste - 1 tablespoon

Red chilly powder – 2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon

Asafoetida / hing – 1/2 teaspoon

Salt – 1 - 1/4 teaspoon ( or to taste )

Onion finely chopped -1 ( optional )

Shredded Cabbage – 250 g ( pick tender and remove thick nerves )

Cooking oil- 2 teaspoon

Grated cheese - from 3 cheese cubes


Wash and soak raw rice for 5 - 6 hours ( or overnight ). Grind with grated coconut, tamarind juice, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. ( if you add tamarind juice while grinding, then no need to add extra water ). Grind until the batter is fine consistency.

Transfer this batter to another container / bowl and mix with asafoetida / hing and finely shredded cabbage. Add extra water and salt if required and batter should be just like '' dosa batter and pouring consistency.

Heat Frying pan / dosa tawa. Apply little oil. Pour 1 ladleful of batter and spread it in a circle. Sprinkle chopped onions ( or you can mix chopped onions in the batter ).

Cover with a lid cook for 5 -8 minutes on medium flame. Turn other side and cook till golden color. Color of cabbage polo should be in golden color with golden brown onions. Repeat for remaining batter. Instead of cabbage you can add Drumstick leaves also. Cabbage is rich in fibre and drumstick contains iron. Sprinkle grated cheese and serve hot with chutney / tomato sauce.

Kitchen tip Cheese grater .. Say Cheese

Apply your grater with 1/2 teaspoon cooking oil to keep the cheese from sticking to the grater. You will get the job done faster and clean up is easier.

1 comment:

Lav said...

Wonderful instant dosa niya :)