Nachni Dosa


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Nachni dosa is a semi-spicy dosa of ragi pepped up with green chillies, ginger and onions. It is also very wholesome. Just ensure that you serve it fresh and hot, to prevent it from becoming rubbery.

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Soaking Time:  Overnight.
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Makes 6 servings
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1 cup ragi (nachni / red millet)
1 large sized onion , chopped
2 green chillies , chopped
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
oil for cooking

  1. Soak the ragi in water overnight.
  2. Drain and grind to a paste using a little water.
  3. Add the chopped onion, green chillies, ginger, coriander and salt and mix well.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava and grease it with a little oil.
  5. Spread an even layer of the batter to make a 125 mm. (5") dosa.
  6. Cook on both sides till golden brown, using a little oil.
  7. Repeat with the rest of the batter.
  8. Serve hot.

  1. Variation : Sago And Nachni Dosa :
  2. You can also add soaked sago seeds (sabudana) into the batter.
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