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Amboli (rice crepes)

Runa Ganguly
600 minutes
Prep Time
7 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Amboli (rice crepes) RECIPE

Amboli, is a typical Marathi dish. It's soft, fluffy and tastes best when served with any spicy gravy, veg or non-veg. Amboli is a great alternative to the usual pav or chapati

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Pan fry
  • Blending
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 4 Cups rice
  2. 2 Cups Split Black Gram/Urad Dal
  3. 1 tablespoon methi seeds (Dry fenugreek seeds)
  4. to taste salt
  5. oil for coating the pan
  6. water to soak the grains


  1. Mix together rice and methi seeds. Soak in sufficient water.
  2. Soak the urad dal separately
  3. Let both the grains soak well for 6-8 hours
  4. Post soaking time, using a little water, grind the rice and urad dal together into a smooth batter
  5. The consistency of the batter should be similar to that of pancake batter, a little more thicker.
  6. Keep the batter in a warm place in a bowl/container with some space to leave on top to ferment overnight
  7. Add salt to taste the next morning and mix well
  8. Heat 1 teaspoon oil on a non stick pan and wipe it off carefully(just like you prep a pan for making a Dosa)
  9. Pour a ladle full of batter on the pan and spread slightly to create a thin sheet of batter over the pan
  10. Cook covered for two minutes on side
  11. When it starts turning golden brown at the bottom, gently flip and cook on other side uncovered for two more minutes
  12. Remove from heat and serve hot with desired curries/coconut chutnies.

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Nov-30-2018

Nice one.

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