What is the dosa?

DOSA is one of the most famous food items of south India and is usually eaten for breakfast. Not just south India, of late, it has gained popularity all around the world.

“Dosa is not just food, it’s an emotion.”  This must be in the mind of every person who has tasted it. Let’s take a look at why the dosa is amazing.

DOSA is very simple to make. The batter gets better day by day, as it ferments a little more with each day. On the first day it’s a normal dosa. On the  second day, the batter ferments and becomes thinner than it was before and is perfect for making a paper thin dosa. On the third day, with a pinch of yeast, it becomes an “utthapam.”

Fun fact: Onions can make you cry! But not when they come with a Dosa!

The dosa becomes a masala dosa if spices are added to it. The very same plain dosa, on adding a dash of butter, becomes a butter dosa. Actually, the tagline which the “PEPSI” company uses to advertise actually applies to dosa too. “SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE”.

We, Indians hate waiting. For instance, when  demonetization was still a current affair, there were cases where people went crazy and created havoc waiting in queues to draw money at the ATMs. But, have you ever come across any case where people are fighting because they did not get their dosa first?  No! In fact, people take a different approach here. “You take this one…I’ll take the next one. The one that is hotter.” This proves that the dosa is a  peace-spreading, patience-testing food item.

Did you know?

  • The 'Dosa' is listed on the World's 50 most Delicious Foods!
  • A team of more than 20 Dosa masters prepared the world's longest dosa, measuring 48.25 ft that found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

After reading the article, you must be feeling like eating a dosa, I’m sure. What are you waiting for! Just go on ahead and have one!

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