Coconut Dosa / Soyi Polo - Tasty dosas / polos in Konkan cuisine !!
Makes: 7 - 8
1 cup / 200 ml / 8 oz boiled rice (ukkada chawal / puzhukkalari)
¾ cup grated coconut
½ teaspoon salt
1/ 4 cup water ( for final mixing)
1 tablespoon cooking oil
Wash and soak rice in 2 cups of water for 4 hours. Drain out water and reserve ¼ cup. Grind rice with grated coconut and salt to a very fine paste with the reserved water.
Add enough water (extra ¼ cup or 1 ladleful of water) to obtain batter of pouring consistency. Batter should be thinner than normal dosa batter. Cover and keep aside for 4 hours.
In a dosa tawa / griddle, heat little oil on high heat. Reduce the heat to medium. Pour a ladleful (approximately 120 ml ) of the batter into it. Spread evenly by circular rotations using the base of the ladle, starting from the centre and progressing outwards. Close with a lid.
Allow to cook for about 30 seconds (until top portion done ). Turn the other side and cook until light golden color. Carefully remove it with flat spatula.Repeat the process with the remaining batter. Serve hot with chutney/ sambar / spicy vegetable curry / korma / gashi / prawns / chicken curry.