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Whether you're making a side dish or a main dish, get easy rice and grain recipes and learn proper cooking techniques with these videos.
You Will Need
- 1 1/2 c. rice
- 1/2 c. black lentils
- 3/4 c. water
- Vegetable oil
- Food processor
Soak the lentils and rice
Place the lentils and rice in separate bowls. Cover both with 2 inches water and let soak for 6 hours.
Puree the lentils
Drain the lentils in a sieve and puree them in a food processor with 3/4 cup water until they are light and fluffy. Transfer them to a large bowl.
Puree the rice
Drain the rice in the sieve and puree it in the food processor with 1/3 cup water until it forms a gritty paste.
Mix the rice and lentils
Mix the rice and lentil pastes together, adding salt and water to form a thin batter.
Heat cooking oil
Heat cooking oil in a skillet. Spread some of the batter in the skillet, moving it outwards in concentric circles until it forms a circular thin circle.
Cook the dosa
Cook the dosa at high heat for several minutes. Then flip it over and cook the other side for a few seconds. This recipe serves four. Dig in!