Dosa is undoubtably the most popular South Indian Breakfast meal. Millet Dosa is a healthy alternative to normal dosa . Millet is a good source of fibre, protein and minerals. It helps to reduce cholesterol levels in the body. It helps in keeping a check on diabetes and blood pressure too.
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Preparation time : soak (overnight) +fermentation (6-7 hours)
- Millet – 1 cup
- white rice – 3/4 cup
- urad dal – 1/2 cup
- poha / beaten rice – 1/4 cup
- fenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoon
Step 1 : Clean and soak millet , white rice-fenugreek seeds , urad dal over night in separate containers. Soak poha for 10-15 minutes prior to grinding. (you may also soak it overnight)
Step 2 : grind them all together with salt and water to the consistency of normal dosa.
Step 3 : Leave it to ferment for 6-7 hours.
Step 4 : Heat a pan. Pour a ladle of batter and spread it as thin as required . Cover and cook for a couple of minutes.
Note : The millet that i have used here is Proso Millet. however you may use barnyard or foxtail millet too.