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I know many of us have left over rice everyday or at least 4 days a week instead of throwing it just use for making these type of dosas, are the idli which I posted earlier really they taste so yummy. Today I am posting Annam dosa (Rice dosa) which will be so tasty with any spicy chutnies since this dosa has no spices, it suits with sambar, gravies(kurma), chutneys. Today I am posting 2 variation in this dosa another one I will post later. Coming to the Beets chutney so healthy tastes yummy too.. Try it out and let me know.

Ingredients :

Idli rice - 1/2 cup
Raw rice - 1/2 cup
Left over rice - 1 cup
Urad dhal - 3 tbsp
Fenugreek seed - 1 tsp
Salt as required

Method :

1. Soak the rice, dhal and fenu greek for few hours and grind along with leftover rice to smooth batter.
2. Ferment it overnight . The consistency should be slightly looser than normal dosa batter.
3. Heat the skillet. Add the ladle full of batter and add tsp of oil all around and close with lide.
4. Once the upper part is cooked and down part gets crispy remove from the skillet and serve with any favourite chutnies.
5. Even you can flip it over and make crispy dosas too.
6. Dosas can be made thinner and crispier too. Do according to your wish.


Ingredients :

Chopped onion - 1 cup
Finely chopped deseeded chillies - 2 or even you can grind
Coriander leaves - few chopped
Mustard seasoning - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - chopped finely

Method :

1. Mix everything with the batter and make crispy dosas.


Beets chopped - 1 cup
Green chilli - 3 or according to spice level
Tamarind pulp - 1 tbsp
Garlic - 1 pod
Urad dhal and mustard - 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Salt and oil for seasoning

Method :

1. Heat oil in a frying pan and add all the ingredients(beets,green chilli and garlic) saute until they change slight brown color.
2. Grind to fine paste adding salt and tamarind.
3. Season with mustard, urad dhal and curry leaves. Add the ground paste and cook for few seconds and transfer to the serving bowl.

Note :

1. For idli or these types of dosas make this chutney little spicy.
2. Beets can be substituted by carrot too. But add red chilli for carrot chutney.
3. Add onion while frying beets for another variation.

Christo Gonzales  – (July 1, 2009 at 7:39 PM)  

your chutney and dosas look great....

Mangala Bhat  – (July 1, 2009 at 8:42 PM)  

wow! yummy Nice clicks aswell .:)

Unknown  – (July 1, 2009 at 9:07 PM)  

Looks very interesting. Beautiful presentation with cute beet pieces and green chillies. Beet chutney is new, have made carrot but not tried with beets. Just one clarification, should the left over rice be grinded as well left for fermentation?

kittymatti  – (July 1, 2009 at 9:28 PM)  

wow! these pics are a sure treat! they looks so spongy crisp!

Anu  – (July 1, 2009 at 9:39 PM)  

Wow awesome dosas. I love dosai very much. Yesterday only I finished my dosai batter so I will try soon.

chef and her kitchen  – (July 1, 2009 at 9:56 PM) those small dosai....good one pavi to use left over rice..But I really need to make more rice to prepare this as there will be no left over rice at home generally...Keep going..Pass us all the dosa recipes from ur khazana..he he..:)
Even I prepare beet chutney,but I have it with rice...
and the decor is good..

Anonymous –   – (July 1, 2009 at 9:57 PM)  

Your Dosas looks so cute that i feel like grabbing some from the screen..tempting.
I have some in my drafts too,with slight difference.

chef and her kitchen  – (July 1, 2009 at 10:01 PM)  

and that upma is prepared by me dear..Next time I will try taking a snap when he prepares and add that too..
Hey why dont you remove that word verification for posting comments??

Pooja  – (July 1, 2009 at 10:03 PM)  

Wow spongy soft dosas! The chutney looks delicious too!

chakhlere  – (July 1, 2009 at 10:16 PM)  

thats so yummy Pavi!!

How do you manage every time to present so nicely pavi?
Pls tell me your creative secrets!!

great clicks!!

Padma  – (July 1, 2009 at 10:17 PM)  

Dosas are looking so soft and yummy Pavithra ... as usual great recipe and nice presentation :)

jayasree  – (July 1, 2009 at 11:11 PM)  

Great presentation. Nice way to use up left over rice. I too have the same doubt asked by A2Zveg.
Beet chutney is interesting. Have tasted in restaurants, but never made it at home. Thanks for the recipe.

Suparna  – (July 1, 2009 at 11:52 PM)  

hi pavithra,
wonderful way of using the rice for batter ...the dosas look yummm. nice presentation as always and nice clicks.

Anonymous –   – (July 2, 2009 at 12:49 AM)  

there u go..dosa rani title na chummava? super Pavithra

Parita  – (July 2, 2009 at 1:19 AM)  

Loved the beetroot chutney, sounds delicious and of course lovely presentation!

lata raja  – (July 2, 2009 at 1:55 AM)  

Hi, Queen of dosas, you are! Awesome P.avithra

Nithya  – (July 2, 2009 at 2:09 AM)  

lovely dosas. I like the chutney because of its color. its very attractive :)

Raks  – (July 2, 2009 at 2:21 AM)  

Cute dosaas and chutney sounds so innovative!

Saritha  – (July 2, 2009 at 3:46 AM)  

I also do the same way.And when the batter is left over than i add onions,chillies and coriender and make a dosa

Shama Nagarajan  – (July 2, 2009 at 3:49 AM)  

nice wonderful idea dear..they look so perfect...yummy chutney too....i too have posted beet chutney long back.....

Unknown  – (July 2, 2009 at 4:36 AM)  

wow what a combination so beautiful pic looks yummmmmmmyyy

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (July 2, 2009 at 4:48 AM)  

Wonderful dosas. Chutney looks yummy. Nice presentation.

lissie  – (July 2, 2009 at 6:45 AM)  

Beautiful presentation of dosas and chutney! beetroot chutney is new to me... sounds tasty!

doloncookbook  – (July 2, 2009 at 7:07 AM)  

Thanks for stopping by my blog ...Hope to see you again theer . Love the dosa recipe .. Small dosa's looks so cute..

Kalaivani  – (July 2, 2009 at 7:18 AM)  

love the mini dosas.It tastes great with beet chutney.

Sakshi  – (July 2, 2009 at 8:08 AM)  

Ur place always reminds me of the hustling bustling sukh sagar and shiv sagars back in India. U make all sorts of dosa's and I cannot make a simple dosa without sticking half of it on the non stick tava :( Must come and learn from you. Great clicks and happy weekend to u!!

lubnakarim06  – (July 2, 2009 at 10:24 AM)  

U make me send me those dosa's.....they look delectable......I really like the tiny details you work in the presentation of the recipe.....

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian)  – (July 2, 2009 at 11:02 AM)  

Oooh-must try the chutney!! The dosas remind me of the "set" dosas we used to get back in b'lore :)

Priya Suresh  – (July 2, 2009 at 12:38 PM)  

Wowoww cute dosa!!looks ready to finish those cute dosas with beets chutney rite now!

Ann  – (July 2, 2009 at 1:08 PM)  

Lovely dosa and sure going to try the beets chutney

Sarah Naveen  – (July 2, 2009 at 1:57 PM)  

Wow!!! Love the beet chutney....nice pics too

Sowmya  – (July 2, 2009 at 8:13 PM)  

Rice Dosas and Beets chutney, Not only they look yummy yum also very different recipe too.

Hats off to u for familiarising me with such unique recipes Pavi..

Sanghi  – (July 2, 2009 at 9:13 PM)  

Wow, what a colour, yummy dosas..!

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (July 2, 2009 at 9:30 PM)  

perfect dosa and chutney! Looks so colorful

Bergamot  – (July 2, 2009 at 10:22 PM)  

the dosa look so the small holes in them :-) One question though when do you add the cooked rice to the batter?

Ganga Sreekanth  – (July 2, 2009 at 11:10 PM)  

Great Pavithra!Its so mouth watering

Anonymous –   – (July 4, 2009 at 2:46 AM)  

Hi dear,
Thanks a lot for visiting my blog.
Wonderful presentation!!...liked all the!

suvi  – (July 4, 2009 at 9:12 AM)  

great way to use up leftover rice...beet chutney is new to me, sounds very interesting!!

Anthony Sepe  – (July 4, 2009 at 11:47 AM)  

Love beets and photo looks delicious.

nora@ffr  – (July 4, 2009 at 10:08 PM)  

never heard of them before. but i think they will taste like heaven :)
nice blog you have here..

Unknown  – (July 5, 2009 at 4:29 PM)  

WHat a wonderful way to use the leftover rice..Mini dosas look yumm!!

Shri  – (July 5, 2009 at 9:13 PM)  

Cant wait to try this dosa with the beets.Looks very appetizing..

Vidya  – (July 5, 2009 at 9:55 PM)  

Wow nice one. beautiful beautiful presentation.

AnuSriram  – (July 6, 2009 at 8:54 AM)  

Wonderful combo! Nice idea of using the left over rice...

sree  – (July 6, 2009 at 1:12 PM)  

Nice use of leftover rice...I usually use left over rice while grinding dosa or idly batter....
Version 2 is my fav...:)

Angie's Recipes  – (July 10, 2009 at 3:55 AM)  

Rice dosa are just wonderful...will try next time when I have rice left..

Angie's Recipes

Dibs  – (July 17, 2009 at 4:24 AM)  

delicious looking, and making me fell hungry! I hate left over rice - and I think this is a great idea of having breakfast and getting rid of left over rice as well!

Myvegfare  – (July 29, 2009 at 3:23 PM)  

hi, this is the first time in ur kitchen, lovely photos i must, great presentations, Oh!, first of all i must thank you very much for dropping in my blog and leaving such lovely comments, but you have a very beautiful blog here with some creative recipes like this one i must try this both look so interesting

Jisha  – (October 6, 2009 at 4:54 PM)  

I am a first time visitor to your blog. Your photos look beautiful and you do have a wonderful talent at presenting every dish. Keep up the good work!

Rekha Rajan  – (April 18, 2013 at 4:12 AM)  

Thanks for the recipe. One suggestion - Its little difficult to read the light pink font. Go dark.

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