Maharastrian Pancake Amboli Recipe
Recipe type: Dosa, Snack
Cuisine: Maharashtrian, Indian
Amboli is a traditional Maharashtrian recipe, it is almost similar to the Dosa but, slightly different in its taste. Amboli is a dish which is made up of Urad Dal and rice. It is a healthy and light dish.
  • Soaked rice - 1 cup
  • Soaked Urad Dal - ½ cup
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ¾ tsp
  • Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp
  1. - Take a cup of rice, wash it, soak it for 3 to 4 hours and after soaking it, grind it finely in the grinder jar.
  2. - After grinding it, pour it in a separate bowl.
  3. - Take a cup of Urad Dal, wash and soak it in the water for 3 to 4 hours.
  4. - After 4 hours, separate the extra water from it.
  5. - After separating the water, add it in the grinder jar followed by 1 to 2 tablespoons of water to it.
  6. - Grind it finely too and pour it in the bowl along with the paste of rice.
  7. - Stir to blend well and add a ¼ teaspoon of baking soda to it.
  8. - The batter is ready to be fermented, keep it aside to ferment for 10 to 12 hours.
  9. - After fermenting it, stir slowly and some water for rectifying its consistency.
  10. - Add a ¾ teaspoon of salt to it and stir well.
  11. - Preheat a griddle and grease it with oil.
  12. - Spread a tablespoon of batter evenly in circular motion on it.
  13. - Spread some oil over and around it.
  14. - Cover and cook until it is dark from the bottom for 3 to 4 minutes on medium flame.
  15. - After 3 minutes, flip it and cook until brown from another side too.
  16. - The amboli has cooked and it has become slightly dark too.
  17. - Cook all the Ambolis likewise.
  18. - The Ambolis are ready to be served.
  19. Serving
  20. - 8 to 10 Ambolis can be cooked from the prepared quantity of batter.
  21. - Serve it along with peanut dip, coconut dip and green coriander dip.
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