Carrot Neer Dosa is a delicious way to incorporate healthy carrots into our diet. Carrots, as we all know contain high content of Vitamin A and beta carotene which are necessary for healthy eyes, skin and increasing the immunity. Carrot Neer dosa is a thin, fluffy and lacy crepe made with ground rice batter. These are specialty dishes with vibrant colors. The recipe is naturally gluten-free and vegan, very good for the diet conscious. This is yet another variety dosa from the Karnataka cuisine. The word ‘neer’ translates to ‘water’ in tulu language, which means ‘water dosa’. These dosas are so called as the batter is watery and not thick like the usual dosa batter. Carrot Neer dosa is an easy dish to prepare as fermentation is not required. You just need to soak the rice for about 4 to 5 hours and then grind it. Once the batter is ready, you can start making the dosas. You can also soak the rice overnight.
Carrot Neer Dosa is packed with the goodness of carrots. Apart from visual appeal and color, this is a healthy dish too. These dosas are wholesome and nutritious, a meal by itself as they as cooked without oil, except for greasing purpose only. Carrot Neer Dosa serves best as a breakfast dish that can be relished with any gravy based dishes. This is a clever way to introduce carrots into diet especially for those who have an aversion towards it. Kids are usually stubborn to consume carrots in diet. For such kids, this is the easiest option. Working mothers and bachelors find the dish quite useful. Apart from coconut chutney, Carrot Neer Dosa can also be served with veg sagu or vegetable kurma. You can explore a well detailed Carrot Neer Dosa recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.