Andhra Dosa - Attulu, Cone Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties

>>  Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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I know what you are thinking, but then when I asked Amma if she knows of a specific Dosa preparation that's specific to Andhra, she gave me this proportion. She said most folks in Andhra or at least the people she knew used this combo for their Dosa preparation and call it as Attulu. Of course these days the term Dosa has become more common and not that many continue to use the other term. Whatever might be the case, when we prepared this proportion, the dosas came out really crisp.

Konda loves crispy dosas, most time will eat that crispy part as such without dipping into the side dishes. Well I guess that's just her excuse for not eating the chutney, though she claims otherwise. I love crispy dosas too and making it spread out as thin as possible was so exciting.




For the batter:

Raw Rice - 1 cup (100 gms)
Par Boiled Rice - 1 cup (100 gms)
Urad dal - 75 gms,
Bengal Gram - 1 tbsp
Methi / Fenugreek Seeds  - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Refer the Basic Plain Dosa for details on how you grind and make Dosas. These dosas came out very crispy.

Attulu from Andhra, aka Paper Roast from Tamil Nadu


I also made a cone dosa for Konda. After you spread and make the dosa, make a slit on one side, roll it towards one side so that you have a cone formed. Kids enjoy such shapes.

Basic Plain Dosa
Paper Roast Dosa


This is joining Supriya who is having a month long celebration of Dosa, given my love for Dosas, I am excited sending her this.
Check out the bloggers doing the Marathon along with me..
Group 1  
30 Minutes Meals: Gayathri Anand
Baked Goods: Monika,
For On Going Events: Gayathri Kumar, Usha  
Kids Friendly: PJ, Savitha, Smitha, Veena Aravind  and me
Rice Varieties: Champa, Divya, Padma

Group 2
30 Minutes Meals:Priya Mahadavan, Pavani,
Seven Days of Salad: lla, Divya Vikram,
For Ongoing 7 Events: Priya Suresh, Suma Gandlur, Harini,  
Kids Friendly: Vatsala, Jay, Kamalika
Seven Days of Rice: Veena Krishnakumar, Priya Vaasu, Padma Rekha,


25 comments :

Now Serving March 8, 2011 at 6:19 AM  

WOW what a crumbly and crispy dosai!

harini-jaya March 8, 2011 at 6:48 AM  

Hey by boiled rice did u mean cooked rice or par boiled rice?

Sonia March 8, 2011 at 6:51 AM  

This one is a lovely cone dosa. I just love dosa anytime and anyday.... !

Champa March 8, 2011 at 6:53 AM  

Looks very crispy.

Kalpana Sareesh March 8, 2011 at 7:17 AM  

wow such a crispy dosa..

Smitha March 8, 2011 at 8:10 AM  

can't wait for breakfast now...oh wait...thats not my breakfast:((...
very tempting! I am going to soak for dosa now!

Smitha
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Harika's Kitchen March 8, 2011 at 8:34 AM  

Perfect crispy and thin crust.

Krithi's Kitchen March 8, 2011 at 8:37 AM  

Love the cone... crispy...

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SravsCulinaryConcepts March 8, 2011 at 8:46 AM  

Very crispy and delicious !!

Srivalli March 8, 2011 at 8:55 AM  

Thanks everybody
Thanks Harini, I meant par boiled, updated the post now

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project March 8, 2011 at 9:20 AM  

We follow the same recipe... but its been a long time i had dosa.. ur dosas made me crave for them.. yum :)

Jayashree March 8, 2011 at 9:20 AM  

I love these dosas, Valli....

Usha March 8, 2011 at 9:37 AM  

Very crisp dosa! I love paper dosa..

Divya.M March 8, 2011 at 11:16 AM  

very crispy......lovely pic...inviting dish...

Priya March 8, 2011 at 11:47 AM  

YUmm, love this crispy dosas..

savitha ramesh March 8, 2011 at 11:53 AM  

My favourite dosai,love the crispness.

Paaka Shaale March 8, 2011 at 12:20 PM  

The dosa looks very moth watering and delicious :)

Tina March 8, 2011 at 12:54 PM  

crispy n yummy dosa...

Divya Vikram March 8, 2011 at 12:57 PM  

I am loving your 101 dosa series Valli. Looks delicious :)

Gayathri Anand March 8, 2011 at 8:21 PM  

wow looks so crispy ...love that cone dosa ...looks yummy

Gayathri Kumar March 8, 2011 at 8:56 PM  

My daughter loves these cone dosas. Looks so yumm..

ila March 8, 2011 at 9:00 PM  

Yummy and crispy :) love it :)

Suman Singh March 8, 2011 at 11:49 PM  

Dosa looks so crispy, perfect and tempting..would love to try this recpe..thanks for sharing!

Padma March 9, 2011 at 1:48 AM  

Looks super crispy and yummy. Love the cone shaped dosas.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal March 9, 2011 at 10:57 PM  

This is a post worth saving and bookmarking :)

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