Cucumber neer dosa Recipe | How to make southekayi neer dose | Southekayi dose recipe

By Latha on December 23rd, 2016

cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose

Cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose recipe explained with step by step pictures and a quick video. cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose is a very tasty breakfast recipe from Mangalore region of Karnataka. Southekai neer dosa are thin crispy instant dosas prepared using rice, cucumber and coconut.

I have few more recipes using cucumber like cucumber idli, cucumber halbai, cucumber sambar, cucumber bolu huli and cucumber chutney.

This dosa is very similar to neer dosa. I have a quick video of plain neer dosa, which you can refer to prepare this "cucumber neer dosa" as the recipe remains same for both.

How to make neer dosa

If you can prepare neer dosa, then I would say this cucumber neer dosa is just another variant with some extra ingredients. And preparing cucumber neer dosa is much easier compared to neer dosa. I have listed all tips and tricks in my neer dosa post. So please have a look on neer dosa recipe post to begin with. These cucumber neer dosas can be served hot with either chutney or coconut oil or ghee.

If you are looking for more dosa recipes then do check our set dosa, curd dosa, masala dosa, davangere benne dosa, ridgegourd dosa, mixed dal dosa, curd dosa, onion dosa, whole wheat dosa and ragi dosa recipes.

Southekayi neer dosa Recipe

Preparation time: 5 hrs
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 3

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 cups raw rice (dosa rice or sona masuri)
  2. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  3. 1 medium sized cucumber
  4. 1 - 2 green chili (optional)
  5. 3 cups water (including grinding; depends on rice quality)
  6. Salt as per your taste
  7. 4 tsp refined oil or ghee.

Instructions for making cucumber neer Dosa:

  1. To make cucumber neer dosa first wash and soak the rice in water for at least 5-6 hours. I usually soak it overnight.soak the rice for cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  2. Drain the water and grind the rice along with cucumber, coconut and green chili using a mixer grinder until smooth. To grind the batter add the water, which is just enough to grind the rice. If you add more water then you won't be able to grind the rice well.grind the rice for cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  3. The batter should be very smooth. Check the batter between 2 fingers and you should feel smooth. Transfer it to a container. Add in salt and required water to make the batter thin. For detailed tips visit our neer dosa post.smooth and watery batter for cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  4. Now take the cast iron pan (well seasoned) or non-stick pan. Keep the stove at high flame and wait till the pan becomes sizzling hot. To check whether it has reached the proper heat, sprinkle little water on the pan and the water shall sizzle and evaporate. Smear oil using a small onion or a carrot if it is an iron pan.smear oil for making cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  5. Before making each neer dosa, stir the batter very well with the ladle. To make cucumber neer dosa you have to pour the dosa batter on the hot pan and it will spread on its own. Just have a look on the video given above. making cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  6. Close the lid wait for about 10 seconds.close the lid while making cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose
  7. Open the lid, reduce the flame, wait for 5 more seconds. If everything is perfect you can easily take out the neer dosa from the pan by using the flat spatula. If you feel dosa is not thin, try adding some more water. Or if dosa is sticking to the pan, mix little rice flour and then try again. Fold the Spicy neer dosa on the pan itself and serve it hot.cucumber neer dosa or southekayi neer dose making

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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