Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Saturday, March 31, 2012

Dosa Upma /Pappu Rotta - Dosa upma & its types

     Dosa upma or Pappu Rotta is one of authentic Vysyas recipes.Dosa Upma prepared from soft lacy dosa tastes yummilicious. In coimbatore many hotels sells this recipe and makes a great business.you can prepare it with left over Neer dosa recipe or  Kodo Millet Neer Dosa  also ,else you can follow the below procedure to make Pappu Rotta.


 To Grind 

 Raw rice - 2 cups.
 Coconut - 1/2 cup.
 salt - As needed.

 toor dal  - tablespoon.
 turmeric - 1/4 tsp.
 Green chillies or Red chillies - 4.
  salt(adjust) - required.

  oil -  To fry
  Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  channa dal - 2  tsp.
  urad dal - 1/2 tsp.
  curry leaves  - 10 leaves.


Soak Raw Rice for 2 hours & grind into smooth paste with coconut, needed salt & water & transfer it to  vessel.

wash the Mixie or Grinder with 2 cups of water, & transfer it to a Pan, & cook till it gets Porridge Consistency,then transfer it to vessel that has batter. Give a quick mix. Add needed water & bring it to Rava dosa batter consistency.

  • Heat the tawa, when it is hot, take the batter,in ladle and spread  it in outer corners of tawa.
  • Then fill inner gaps.
  • Drizzle some oil, when it is cooked and lightly turns crisp at the edges, just flip the dosa.Remove from tawa, when both sides are cooked.
  • Pressure cook  toor dal with 1/4 tsp of turmeric.
  •  Chop dosa's into small  pieces .(By using cutter or knife you can chop 10 dosa's within 5 to 10 min.) keep the chopped Dosa's aside). Now basic Rotta preparation is  Ready.
  • Add oil in a pan , add   mustard seeds,when it splutters add  channa dal, urad dal,red chilies,  curry leaves .
  • when dal's turn golden brown, add cooked   Toor dal with  1/4 cup of water.( Adding water, makes the mixture  thinner, so it get easily mixed with dosa Pieces.)

  • when water  starts boiling, add  dosa pieces, salt(adjust) ,mix well.Now Pappu Rotta is Ready.

  • serve the Pappu Rotta.

 Please also check other two varieties, for different taste.

                                        Tamarind Puli dosa using Instant Tamarind Paste
Heat the oil, in a kadai, add mustard seeds when it splutters add chanadal, urad dal, curry leaves & hing.  When dal's turns Golden brown colour add instant tamarind rice paste, add 1/4 cup of water, stir well,when it starts boiling add dosa Pieces and little salt.mix well.(tamarind paste may have salt so  adjust salt)

              tamarind dosa upma
                                   Tamarind Puli dosa using Home made paste

Tamarind Extract - Amla size

Coconut Grated - 3 tbsp.
idli podi - 2 tsp or chilli powder

 oil -  To fry
 Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
 channa dal - 2  tsp.
 urad dal - 1/2 tsp.
 curry leaves  - 10 leaves.

Dosa upma

Heat the oil in a kadai, add tempering items, when dals turns golden brown  colour, add tamarind extract with 1/4 cup of water , add idli podi , then add grated coconut, when water  starts boiling add dosa upma and salt, then mix well.Now tamarind dosa upma is ready. 


Harini said...

Smrt way to use leftovers,please visit me sometime too

shobha's Zayaka said...

A new & delicious Upma..........very nice presentation.

Unknown said...

i heard it first time!! nice recipe!!Feel like eating it right away!! i will definitely give it a try!!

Sarada .T. said...

This is a traditional vysya recipe! Very delicious! Can make sweet ones too by mixing jaggery/sugar, coconut and seasoning with cashew and cardamoms!