Eesha enjoys writing about Indian culture, cooking, celebrations, and traditions.
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This Love Letter Dosa Is
- Much sugary.
- Made of ready-to-use batter.
- Kids' favourite.
- Having a soft and thin base.
- Good evening snack option.
For dosa batter:
- 1 cup cup maida (all-purpose flour)
- 1 egg (raw)
- 3/4 cup milk (raw or boiled)
- salt as per taste
- 2 tablespoons 2 tbsp ghee
- 1 cup 1 cup grated coconut
- 3-4 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon crushed cashew
- 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
- For preparing the batter, take a bowl, add 1 cup of maida and some salt as per taste. Mix it well so that salt spreads evenly over the mixture.
- Break an egg into this mixture and whisk it adequately. Add milk part by part while whisking to obtain the thin batter consistency. Tip- Use mixie for fast mix experience.
- The batter is all set and now let's prepare the filling. Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp of ghee into it.
- Put in the crushed cashews and fry on low flame till the colour changes to brown.
- Then add 4-6 tbsp of sugar, ¼ tsp of cardamom powder and give a minor saute. Caution- Don't caramelise or melt the sugar.
- Now add in 1 cup of grated coconut and saute it well for about 30 seconds on medium flame. Switch off the flame and yes, the filling is ready.
- Next to cook love letter dosa, heat up the dosa tawa. Once it is hot, pour in some batter and swirl the tawa to achieve a thin layer of crust.
- Cook it in low flame for 30-40 seconds and flip it over. Then cook the flipped side for another 30-40 seconds.
- Now transfer it into a plate and spread 1-2 tbsp of filling over the dosa.
- Finally, roll the dosa to get the tasty, love-filled, love letter dosa. Tip- Spread a little milk at the end to lock the roll.
Danny from India on September 18, 2020:
Very quirky name and nice recipe. Thanks for sharing Esha.