What is Gluten Free Dosa?
Dosas are a popular food item in India. They dosa is made by fermenting a batter of ground rice and lentils. Once fermented, the batter is cooked into a thin golden-brown colored, crepe-like dosa. Its flavor is mild and savory with a hint of salt, with a soft and lightly crispy texture. It is often served plain, with a variety of dipping sauces and Indian style soup.
...Rice flour is made by grinding the rice grain. Rice flour can be made using white or brown rice, though white rice flour is used far more frequently than brown rice flour. White rice flour is white and fine like a wheat flour, but has a coarser and drier texture. Rice flour made from glutinous rice has a much finer texture and is almost like a powder. White rice flour can be used for baked goods, as well as pan-cooked flatbreads. It is useful in many savory and sweet applications. The flavor is bland.
...Gram flour, also called chickpea flour is used in many Indian recipes and is made from the ground chickpea, called chana dal in Hindi. The flour has a higher protein content than many flours milled from grain. A creamy yellow is a notable aspect of gram flour, which has a fine and soft texture. Gram flour is used to make desserts, breads and crackers. Chickpea flour can be found in other cuisines, including an Italian flatbread called socca.
...Sorghum flour is made from an ancient grain called sorghum. The kernels are ground into flour that is light beige in color and extremely fine and soft in texture. Its flavor is sweet and mild with a very fine and soft texture. The grain is harvested from the tall bushy sorghum plant and the tiny white, round sorghum grains are used to make flour.
...Water is a substance and chemical compound made up of hydrogen and oxygen. It is clear, fluid, flavorless and odorless. Water is a necessity in nearly every aspect of life, including cooking, baking and hydrating the human body. Water can be served as a cold beverage, or at any temperature comfortable to the mouth and skin.
...Coconut oil is usually made from the meat of the coconut. It is a clear oil when heated and when exposed to cooler temperatures it hardens and becomes white. It is a thin oil with the sweet aroma of coconuts and tends to impart a coconut flavor to whatever it is cooked in. Coconut oil is a good option for high heat cooking methods that require oil.