Nellore is a city in Andhra Pradesh state. The ancient name of Nellore was "Vikram Simhapuri" until the 13th Century. It is located on the banks of the Penna River and is well known for its agriculture and aqua culture.
Nellore is famous for its Nellore Reddy Cuisine, so popular across Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Karnataka. Hot and spicy Nellore Chepala pulusu and Kodi Kura are most famous dishes here. Karam Dosa is one of the famous dosa in Nellore.
For day 3 under One state - different cuisines, am here with the spicy Karam dosa. Which is very simple to make yet delicious who likes spicy food. Here goes the recipe...
Dosa batter 1cup
Red chilies 4 (adjust to your taste)
Onion 1 large
Cumin seeds 1 spoon
Salt to taste
Daliya / putnalu /split roasted chickpea 1 cup
For Karam Chutney : Grind chopped onion , 2 garlic, red chilies ,1/ 2 spoon cumin seeds and salt to a smooth paste.
For Putnalu powder: Make powder with putnalu and by adding rest of the cumin seeds and garlic.
If you like spicy add 1 or 2 red chili to this powder too.
Heat dosa pan / tawa, pour a ladle full of batter and spread it round as dosa.
Drop some oil around the edges and little on the middle of the dosa.
After few seconds spread some Karam chutney all over the dosa and sprinkle some putnalu powder too.
Let it cook for a minute or till the base is crisp and brown.
Fold the dosa into half and cook on both side for another 15 to 20 seconds.
Repeat the same process with rest of the dosa batter.
Serve immediately with some coconut chutney and sambar.
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