This is a very healthy dosa prepared with rice and fenugreek seeds. It is soft, spongy and tastes delicious. As we all know that fenugreek is very good for health. Fenugreek is said to be good for diabetics as it reduces sugar levels in blood. Fenugreek seeds are high in soluble dietary fibre and mucilage, hence prevents constipation. It is also rich in many vitamins like vitamin B6, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A, and vitamin-C that are essential for optimum health. Fenugreek seeds increases production of breast milk in nursing mothers. The seeds are also considered to be effective in lowering blood cholesterol levels. This fenugreek dosa is a great way to include fenugreek seeds in our diet. Today we will learn how to make fenugreek seeds/vendhaya dosa following this easy recipe.
Wash and soak rice, urad dal and fenugreek seeds together for 4-5 hours.
Grind it to a smooth paste adding little water just as you grind for dosa. Batter should be similar to dosa batter consistency. Add salt needed and mix well.
Leave it overnight to ferment. The next morning you can make soft, spongy and delicous fenugreek dosa.
Heat a tawa, mix the batter well and pour a ladle of batter in the center of the tawa and spread it in a circular motion. Do not spread too much. The dosa should be a little thick.
Drizzle a tsp of sesame seed oil around the dosa. Cook covered on medium flame.
You do not have to flip this dosa. Once cooked (tips for beginners - touch the dosa with wet fingers and check, if the batter sticks to your finger, cook for a few more minutes) remove from tawa and serve hot.
Super soft and healthy fenugreek dosa is ready. Serve hot with kara chutney or tomato chutney or onion chutney.
Note - If needed, you can soak a tsp of tur dal along with the other ingredients to get a nice color. I did not add tur dal.
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