All of us Bengalureans love the sheer originality of the Dose fair you get to taste in town be it the legendary Vidyarthi Bhavan, Janata, CTR, Mylari, Balepet Srikrishna Bhavan, Janardana, MTR or the several thousands of eateries around town.
Today we try to find out the origins of this humble crispy rice and urad dal combination which all of us grew up on.
One school of thought, based on the study of KT Acharya chronicled in his book “The Story of our Food”, traces its origin to Tamilnadu. There are enough reference to the Dosa in the Sangam literature of 1 AD, apparently
From its small begining innovative cooks have evolved it into a Star Food. Different batters dish out Rava Dosa, Ada dosa, Appam etc. Some of the interesting varieties are:
Gold foiled dosa
Mysore masala dosa
Sunny Side up Dosa
Davangere Benne Dosa