Monday, July 6, 2009

Tomato Dosa with Kadappah

Tomato Dosa is very easy to make.There is no need for fermentation for this dosa batter.The slight tangy taste from the tomatoes and the color of the dosas are quite an appeal to taste buds.

Kadappah is an unusual recipe.This recipe is chitvish's of Indusladies.The name itself was catchy..

Ingredients for Tomato Dosa:

Rawrice - 1 cup

Idly rice - 1 cup

Urad Dal - 8tsp

Ripe tomatoes - 4

Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp

Dry red chillies - 8

Salt to taste


Soak rice and urad dal along with dry red chillies for 2 hours.
Then grind it with chopped tomatoes adding aafoetida and required amount of salt into a smooth batter.No water should be added.After 4 hours,dosa can be made.

Ingredients for kadapah:

Moong dal/Split green gram dal - 1/2 cup

Potatoes - 3 medium

Onion - 2 medium

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Cinnamon - 1/2 inch

Cloves - 2

Lemon juice - about half of a lemon

Oil - 4tbsp

Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Grind the following into a smooth paste :

Grated coconut - 1/4 cup

Dahlia/Pottukadalai - 2tbsp

Green chillies - 4

Garlic - 3


Pressure cook the moongdal in plenty of water(about 2 cups) .Save the stock of the cooked dal.Mash the dal.
Boil the potatoes and dice them.Heat oil in apan.Add the cinnamon and cloves.When a nice aroma comes,add the onions and saute till they are golden brown in color.
Now add the moongdal stock,salt and turmeric powder and allow it to boil.When it starts boiling,add the ground paste.Let it boil for another 2 minutes till the raw smell of the paste goes off.
Then add potatoes and mashed dal and simmer till everything mix well.

Turn off the heat and add chopped coriander leaves and lime juice.
Serve with tomato dosa.

Iam sending this to Padma's Dosa corner Event.


Viki's Kitchen said...

Tomato dosa looks so crispy n tangy.
Kadapah is a wonderful delicacy of TamilNadu and I love it a lot. Thanks for that kadapah recipe dear. Will try it and let u know. Love this combination too. The very sight made my day.
Parthaley pasikuthey:)

kittymatti said...

wow..i have never tried kadappah..will try this recipe hubby has spoken about this dish..will soon make it with the same combination...

kittymatti said...

also.. what else can i serve it with? Like aapam???
can i do it without garlic? will the taste be very different

Ramya said...

Thanx Viki!!

Ramya said...

Thanx kitty..this is the first time ive tried making kadapah and I havent even heard of it before.
It will be a gud accompaniment with ordinary dosa and aapam too..Dont skip the garlic part..It gives a nice aroma..Actually recipe called for chopped garlic in the saute part..I skipped that..

Vrinda said...

Yummy tomato dosa..kadapah is totally new to me,thanx for sharing...

Padma said...

Thanks a lot Ramya for sending this lovely dosa for my dosa event... your dosa looks so yummy and I love kadappah sambar with idli/dosas :)

Ann said...

Thats for this recipe dear, I want to make this tonight :) sounds yumm

Sowmya said...

I guess this is my first time on ur page. recipes looks wonderful.

Kadappah? Sounds totally unfamiliar. But sounds interesting. Will try it..

Hey chitvish recipe huh? I am a big fan of her recipes. :)

Ramya said...

Thanx vrindha..

Ramya said...

Thanx a lot for visiting my blog Padma and for u'r lovely comment..

Ramya said...

Ann..Try it out and let me know..

Ramya said...

Thanx Sowmya for visiting my blog and for u'r lovely words..Kadapah is chitvish's recipes..Iam a gr8 fan of her recipes:)

Suma Rajesh said...

woo this is too good recipe...bookmarked...will try out soon..

Sireesha said...

Looks very delicious ...

Ramya said...

THanx suma..Try it out and lemme know..

Ramya said...

Thanx sireesha!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

Tomato dosa and the the dhal looks delicious though I have never tried this combination;
I knew that kadappa is a town in TamilNadu (through a movie :) but never knew that there was a "kadappa dosa" , nice recipe anyway :)

Ramya said...

Akal,This is an almost forgotten old traditional tamil recipe..
Thanx for ur comment..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Looks absolutely perfect...

Shri said...

Your Dosa looks too good to eat.I tried my hand at making Tomato Dosa and it was Yuck...I will bookmark yours and try some time.Funny that I wanted to use the same template as yours for my blog but anyway, I decided on something else at the last moment..I like the blog design very much.Thanks fro visiting me:)

Ramya said...

Thanx somoo

Ramya said...

Try this recipe shri and lemme know..I fell in love with template at the first sight ..LOL!!

Hema said...

Hi Ramya.. your version looks very delish and there is no addition of dhal. I have not heard of tomato dosa until i came across this in Sailus space. I do not understand why raw rice is used. any significance??

PranisKitchen said...

tomato dosa looks delicious nice color.
kadappa its new to me..looks yummy best combo with tomato dosa