When I prepared Kashi halwa, so much quantity of the inner fleshy part was left and I was not in the mood to throw it away. I immediately made a couple of breakfast options from the remaining inner fleshy part, which can be made by adding ash gourd pieces as well. I feel that the inner core has more flavour than real ash gourd: D Ash gourd is considered as super food which has many healing properties and it is very good for the human body. It is low in calories hence it is good for weight watchers as well as diabetics.
This Dosa batter is like normal urad dal Dosa and one can prepare paper thin roasted Dosa or thick set Dosa as you wish.
Dosa rice / White normal rice – 3 cups
Urad dal – ¼ cup
Ash gourd inner soft part – 3 cups (you can use ash gourd pieces as well)
-Wash Ash gourd, peel outer skin and remove inner core with seeded part. (Core part can be used to make Dosa batter)
-Remove seeds and take white part and keep it ready.
-Wash rice and dal together. Soak for 2 hours.
-Grind soaked rice and dal with ash gourd core part or pieces by adding sufficient salt.
-Batter should be smooth and consistency is like normal Dosa batter.
-Ferment this ground batter for 8 hours or overnight.
-Next day prepare Dosa as you wish.
-If you like crisp roasted one, spread as thin as possible on heated iron griddle.
-If you wish soft, porous kind, spread like a set Dosa and enjoy with coconut chutney.
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