Vella dosai or bellada dosa or jaggery pancakesTweet
Vellai dosai or bellada dosa is a traditional sweet dish and it can be had as a breakfast or as an evening snack. Vella dosai can be made very quickly and it is very healthy too. Rich in iron and protein, it is a nutritious snack for all.
- Wheat flour - 1/2 cup
- Jaggery/gur - 1/2 cup
- Rice flour - 1 tablespoon
- Green cardamom (elaichi) powder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Grated coconut - 1 tablespoon (optional)
- Refined oil for frying
Soak the jaggery in 1/2 a cup of warm water till the jaggery is melted completely
Once the jaggery is melted completely, add wheat flour and rice flour to it slowly, stirring continously so that no lumps are formed.
Add cardamom powder and grated coconut to the batter and mix well. Add little water and bring the batter to dosa batter consistency.
Heat a tawa on a medium flame. Pour a ladleful of batter and spread to a round small circle. Add oil on all the edges of the dosa.
Cook on the both the sides till light brown.
Serve vellai dosa hot.
NOTE : The above measurement given can make 4 to 5 dosas. You can use 1 cup of wheat flour and 1 cup of jaggery which will give about 8 to 9 dosas.