Whole Moong Dosa

The stuffing of onions, coriander and green chillies adds to the appeal of the Whole Moong Dosa, both in terms of flavour and texture. Moong with its rich fibre content helps lower cholesterol levels and gives the dosa a mild and enjoyable crunch.

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To make whole moong dosa, combine rice, urad dal and whole moong, add enough water and soak for 4 hours. Drain and blend with water to make batter. Allow it to ferment well. Meanwhile make a stuffing by combining onions, coriander, green chillies and salt. Make nice soft whole moong dosas from the batter and stuff with a portion of the stuffing. Remember to serve whole moong dosa hot for best flavours.

The use of whole moong in this healthy whole moong dosa offers culinary and nutritious benefits. While its rich fiber content helps lower cholesterol levels, it also gives the whole moong dosa a mild and enjoyable crunch. Moong along with rice makes a good protein as a vegetarian meal.

The stuffing of onions, coriander and green chillies also adds to the appeal of pesarattu dosa, both in terms of flavour and texture.

Have this protein rich whole moong dosa for breakfast and gain in 8.9 g protein per dosa. That’s a good amount of protein which will help nourish the cells and tissues of the body. Serve whole moong dosa with hot Sambhar.

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Whole Moong Dosa recipe - How to make Whole Moong Dosa

Soaking Time:  4 hours   Preparation Time:    Fermenting Time:  6 hours   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 dosas
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For Whole Moong Dosa
1 cup whole moong (whole green gram)
1/4 cup rice (chawal)
1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
salt to taste
2 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking

To Be Mixed Together To Make The Stuffing
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

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For whole moong dosa

    For whole moong dosa
  1. To make whole moong dosa, combine the moong, rice and the urad dal in a deep bowl and soak in enough water for 4 hours.
  2. Drain well and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using 1½ cups of water as required till the batter has the consistency of dosa batter.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, cover with a lid and keep aside to ferment for 5 to 6 hours.
  4. Add the salt and mix well.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil. Sprinkle a little water on it (it should sizzle immediately) and wipe off using a piece of cloth.
  7. Pour a ladleful of batter on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) and spread in a circular motion to make a 150 mm. (6”) diameter dosa and spread ¼ tsp of oil around the edges.
  8. Sprinkle a portion of the stuffing evenly over the dosa and press it lightly. Cook till it is brown in colour and fold it over.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter and stuffing to make 7 more dosas.
  10. Serve the whole moong dosa immediately with sambhar.

Whole Moong Dosa (Healthy Heart Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per dosa
Energy153 cal
Protein8.9 g
Carbohydrates25.1 g
Fiber5.9 g
Fat1.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium12.2 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook
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Whole Moong Dosa
 on 03 Jul 20 04:45 PM

But I gotta avoid white rice for pcod mam could u recommend an alternative or can I skip rice in the cooking? Thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    You can try the following recipes, without rice.. https://www.tarladalal.com/Quinoa-Dosa-41708r https://www.tarladalal.com/4-Flour-Dosa-Mixed-Flour-Dosa-40159r https://www.tarladalal.com/Mysore-Barley-Dosa-42718r
04 Jul 20 04:35 PM
Whole Moong Dosa
 on 23 Feb 15 03:29 PM

Too good is what I would say. I make this for kid quite often now..