I have not always been a fan of dosa. In fact, for years I would only eat it if
it was accompanied by tanks of chutney (why yes, I would like some dosa with
that). But then I tried ada (a-day) dosa, and my life changed.
Dosa is a south asian savory crepe - type bread. It's made of rice which is
soaked, ground, and allowed to ferment. Ada dosa is the simpler, and to me, much
tastier cousin - made entirely of rice, lentils, and legumes, it is both
extraordinarily healthy and delicious.
I made these cookies quite a while ago, right after one of my final exams. I
came home craving cookies, which is pretty rare - while I like dessert, I've
never especially been a cookie person. In most cases, if there's an option
between a cookie or almost any other dessert, I would choose the other dessert.
But that day, I came home wanting a cookie. I wanted something sweet but not too
sweet, with a bit of a bite at the end. A cookie with a mysterious past, or a
teasing glint in its eye. Som