This is a popular breakfast in South India. The batter is kept handy in the refrigerator. If you have the batter, you can make variety of dishes with it.
The ingredients that you need are
4 cups of rice
1 cup of urad dal
a bowl of parched rice
Soak the rice and urad dal in water for five hours. Grind to a fine paste along with soaked parched rice. The batter is ready. Allow it to ferment overnight.
To make dosa:
Add salt to the batter and mix it.
Take the required quantity of batter in a bowl.
Heat the tawa. Smear oil on it. Take a ladle full and pour it and spread it into a thin pancake. Smear some oil on it.
When done, serve hot with coconut chutney and potato vegetable.