Bajra Dosa


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Combination of par boiled rice, dal along with bajra and methi seeds. .

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Bajra Dosa recipe - How to make Bajra Dosa

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1 cup bajra (black millet)
1 1/2 cups par boiled rice (chawal)
3/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil for tempering
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
oil for greasing
3/4 tsp cooking soda
  1. Soak the bajra and rice in enough water for 6 hours.
  2. Soak dal and fenugreek seeds, separately for 1 hour.
  3. Combine the dal and fenugreek seeds and blend in a mixer to smooth frothy paste.
  4. Combine the bajra and rice and blend in a mixer to coarse rawa consistency.
  5. Combine both the mixtures, mix well and add the salt.
  6. Cover and keep aside to ferment for 12 hours in cold weather and 6 to 7 hours in hot weather.
  7. Heat the oil in a small pan, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  8. When the seeds crackle, add this tempering to the batter along with cooking soda and mix well.
  9. Grease a dosa pan and pour one ladle of the fermented batter and shape into dosa.
  10. Cook covered on a slow flame for 1 or 2 minutes or till cooked.
  11. Proceed with same with the remaining batter to make more such dosas.
  12. Serve hot with onion chutney, green chutney.

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This recipe was contributed by MOONBEAMS on 16 Aug 2011

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