Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Jini Dosa

Today for the fifth day of the marathon, i have chosen Jini Dosa :)..This is a speciality dosa which is an integral part of Mumbai street food!! I love street food.. be it the chats or noodles or kufi's..i am always game for it. Fortunately, i have a gang of friends who love it equally.. sometimes, i wonder whether its our love for food which really binds us together :)



On a trip to Mumbai, i remember binging on varieties of dosa's which were not common in Blore.. like Pav Bhaji dosa, Spring onion Dosa, Noodles dosa etc.. I was contemplating between Pav Bhaji dosa or Jini Dosa..My choice became clear when i saw the amazing Pav Bhaji dosa in Vaishali's blog, so thought let me add another tasty dosa to the group :)! I choose this Tarla Dalal recipe and tweaked it a little and lets say very happy with the results.. For all dosa lovers, you guys should make this.. :)

Ingredients
1. Cabbage - 1/2 cup (shredded)
2. Capsicum/Bel Peppers - 1/2 cup 
3. Onion - 1/2 cup
4. Tomato - 2 large ones
5. Garlic Pod - 1
6. Green Chillies - 2
7. Paneer - 1/2 cup(grated)
8. Coconut - 2 tbsp
9. Red Chilli powder - 2tsp
10. Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
11. Butter - 2tbsp
12. Salt - to taste
13. Oil - to drizzle
14. Ghee - to drizzle

Preparation Time!!
1. In a blender, take half a tomato, green chilli, garlic pod  and blend to fine mixture.Keep aside

2. In a pan, add 1 tbsp butter. As it melts, add finely chopped onion & sauté till it turns light brown

3. To this add, cabbage, finely chopped capsicum and mix well. To this add the remaining chopped tomato. Mix well and cook covered for 5 minutes

4. The mixture would have become pulpy. To this add red chilli powder & garam masala 

5. Mix the powders. Add the ground mixture (Step 1), coconut & paneer and sauté this for 5 minutes

6. Add the remaining 1 tbsp of butter and mix well. Add salt. Check for the spices and cook for another 5-6 minutes & remove of flame

7. Pour 2 ladles of dosa batter on hot pan & make a thin dosa. Drizzle oil around the dosa & let it cook. Once done, spread 2 scoops ( around 3tbsp) of the masala over the dosa & drizzle 2-3 drops of ghee ( this makes it very aromatic :)) and fold to serve!

Serve with Sambhar or chutney.. We had it just like that with out any accompaniments & it tasted fantastic :)

The masala came in handy for almost 7 dosa!

   The dosa is divided into pieces & served.. 

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33 comments:

  1. Oh Rasi Drooling here.......feeling hungry too....superbly done dosha...

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  2. super dosa.. me going to save all these dosas... :)
    Noel collections

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  3. YUM! The jini dosa looks so tempting. Delicious post Rasi.

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  4. Reading the name of the dosa, I thought it would be something sweet. But I was totally wrong...very new to me...looks delicious

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  5. Oh that's totally new..since the saw the name I was curious to know the meaning, do let us know why it's called so..some history if you know..:)

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  6. Wow, very yummy masala inside the dosa, superb..

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  7. very delicious dosa.never heard the name before..now I will try to make this soon as every body at my home loves dosa..thanks for sharing the recipe
    Anjana

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  8. Super tempting dosa never heard the name before,looks so yummy.

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  9. superb recipe. looks perfetc

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  10. New to me,looks super delicious,will surely try this,bookmarked.

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  11. how is it that I have missed this in Mumbai...I will have to take a trip to enjoy this one..no on second thoughts will try it myself and say thanks Rasya:)

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  12. dosa looks so tempting..very well done Rasya!! :)
    Spicy-Aroma

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  13. Rasi you are a definite jini. I am so tempted to eat this up.

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  14. Delicious filling dosa. Rasi.My hubby is from mumbai.

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  15. luks yumm yumm...nice one..vl try this..
    Maha:-)

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  16. I am just so jealous every time I look at your yummy photos!

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  17. I haven't heard of this dosa Rasi, love the picture and the presentation. Absolutely super!!!

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  18. looks so yumm and never heard of this

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  19. This is very new to me !! Looks wonderful !!

    Ongoing event CC:Vegan Diet - Plant Based Food

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  20. I got to know some interesting dosa fillings during this marathon. :)

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  21. very delicious and yum yummy dosa...

    http://www.foodydelight.com/

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  22. Looks good!
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  23. New to me, will give it a try sometime :)

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  24. this looks soo tempting....gonna make this for breakfast tomorrow..thanks a lot for sharing

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  25. Never heard of this street food before. But it is lovely.

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  26. Looks so delicious, never heard of a dosa like this.., sure will try it out..

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  27. I have never heard of this recipe before. Tried it n it tasted great. Thank u so much.

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Really look forward to your opinions, comments & suggestions :)...Glad you took time to say something on my dish..Its a yay! moment for me :)