Set Dosa is a speciality of Karnataka.It is usually smaller in size than the regular dosa and is served in a set of 2 or 3.The ideal side dish is sagu.
Ingredients for Set Dosa:
Raw rice - 2 cups
Poha/Aval - 1/4 cup
Urad dal - 4 tbsp
Curd- 1/2 cup
Salt to taste.
Soak the raw rice along with Urad dal in water for 4hrs.
Soak the poha in curd for about 1 hour.
Grind the rice along with urad dal.Grind the poha with curd separately.
Mix both well and add required amount of salt.
Allow it to ferment it overnight.
Heat a nonstick pan.Pour 2 ladles of batter and spread it into smaller circles than regular dosa.It will be thicker than the regular ones.Drizzle oil around the dosa.Cook on only 1 side.Don't flip the dosas.Cover with a lid for sometime and cook till the side which is down is slightly brown.
Ingredients for Sagu:
Combination of vegetables like potato,carrot,chow-chow(chayote squash),cabbage,beans - 2 cups
Tomato - 1
Onion - 2
Green chillies - 4
Grated coconut - 1 /2 cup
Poppy seeds - 2 tsp
Fried gram dal/Pottu kadalai - 2 tbsp
Ginger - 2 inch piece
Cinnamon - 1 inch
Cloves - 2
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Oil for tempering
Pressure cook all the vegetables until soft.
In a pan heat 2 tbsp of oil.when it is hot add the cinnamon,cloves and ginger and saute till a nice aroma comes.Then add the finely chopped onion and green chillies and saute till the onions turn translucent.
Grind the sauteed ingredients along with coconut,fried gram dhal and poppy seeds into a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan.Add the mustard seeds.When they splutter add the tomatoes and saute till they become mushy.
Then add the pressure cooked vegetables and the ground paste,required amount of salt and 1/4 cup of water.Allow it to boil for sometime.When they become thick,switch of the stove.
Serve with set dosas.