A simple recipe using only oats and urud dal (no rice) also quick and handy for those busy busy days when you are on the run, put together - a perfect way to start the day.
For the batter mix powder
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Old fashioned rolled oats works best)
1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Ratio of 2:1-Oats:Urad dal)
For the batter
4⁄5 Cup (12.8 tbs) (For 1/4 Cup of ground powder)
For frying the dosas
2 Tablespoon (If desired to drizzle or spray over the dosa) (Optional)
1. In a clean and dry mixer, combine the urad dal and oats. Grind to a fine powder.
2. Transfer the powder into an airtight container. This may be stored for weeks just like any other flour.
3. When you are ready to make the dosas, take a little portion (1/4 cup) into a bowl, add salt and gradulally add water (3/4 cup), a little at a time mixing continuously.
4. Mix the batter vigorously to ensure a lump free batter with a consistency that of a regular dosa batter.
5. Heat a griddle until fumy and make dosa as shown in the video,spray with oil and flip if desired.
6. Serve with your choice of condiment.
The batter if left for a long period tends to get thicker. Adjust by adding more water and salt .
For most south Indians who are on a diet, giving up their favorite rice dosa and having oat porridge for breakfast can be quite a challenge. Why not make an instant oat dosa? Surely oats can be enjoyed in this form, as a variation to the porridge. This is a heart friendly dosa, perfect for heart patients and those with high cholesterol. It is also a great way to get kids to eat oats!