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Uppu Hulli Dosa - Udupi Cuisine

By Sharanya

Event : Ssshhhhh cooking secretly
For the month of May 2020 , the theme chosen by was Udupi cuisine. I am paired with Namradha of Nam's corner. She gave me Jaggery and red chilli as my secret ingredients. I gave her pepper and ginger as her secret ingredients. she prepared . Check her blog for a
Udupi cuisine is a famous South Canara region cusine. It is known all over the world for its versatile dishes especially its dosa varities like masala dosa. This cuisine comprises dishes made primarily from grains , beans , vegetables and fruits . It is a satvik cuisine without using onions or garlic as well as no meat.
Uppu Hulli Dosa is a dosa made with spices and can be made immediately without fermentation. In Kannada Uppu means salty and Hulli is Sour as Tamarind is the main ingredient of this dosa. This dosa has all the tastes like sweet ( Jaggery ) , Salty ( salt ) , Spicy ( Red chilli , coriander ) and sour ( Tamarind ) . Soaked rice is ground along with spices , tamarind , red chilli which gives the batter unique colour.

Uppu Hulli Dosa - Udupi Cuisine

Method :
Wash and soak rice along with fenugreek seeds for 2 hour .
Wash and soak tamarind in water.
Dry roast coriander seeds , cumin seeds and red chilli .
In a mixer grinder , add the roasted spices , coconut , jaggery and tamarind. Grind into a smooth paste along with little water.
Grind the soaked rice , fenugreek along with salt and required water to a smooth batter.
Mix well to get dosa batter consistency.
Heat the dosa tawa / griddle , pour a laddle full of batter and spread into a dosa.
Drizzle sesame oil on the dosa and let it cook.
Flip it over and cook on the other side .
Uppu Hulli Dosa is ready to serve.
Serve with coconut chutney and sambar.
I prefer eating it as plain as it has all tastes , so no side dish needed.
Note :
This dosa can be made by grinding spices , tamarind and jaggery to smooth paste and adding it to the regular dosa batter.

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