Saturday, April 23, 2011

Ragi Vegetable Dosa/Finger Millet Vegetable Dosa


        This is Instant dosa...no grinding n no fermenting...You can have this instantly..My usual ragi dosa is with simple seasoning..but this time i added drumstick leaves(murunga keerai),3 colors bell peppers,cabbage,carrot n onion...i bought murungai keerai this week so wanna to make ragi dosa  n murunga keerai sambar, my favorite.This dosa was so flavored with onion ,keerai n capsicum...really this was so excellent taste..and really a wholesome n healthy.we enjoyed with curd.Coconut chutney suits well for this ragi dosa.
     Nutritional Benefits of Ragi: Ragi, an excellent source of calcium, contributes towards bone health. The cereal is beneficial for growing children and older people who need a constant supply of calcium for healthy growth and maintenance of bones. Ragi shows antioxidant properties, and its phytochemicals contribute towards a slow digestion process. Hence it helps to control blood glucose levels in a diabetic.Ragi, being a good source of iron, can be considered as a useful cereal for anemic patients.

Ingredients

  1. Ragi flour  2 cups
  2. Rice Flour   4 Tbsp
  3. Rava/Sooji   6 tbsp
  4. Salt    as needed
  5. Cabbage    1 handful(thinly striped)
  6. Carrot    1/2 (shredded)
  7. Drumstick leaves    1 handful or more
  8. Red,yellow,green Bell peppers    finely chopped each 1/4 cup
  9. Onion     1 medium (finely chopped)
  10. Ginger   2 tsp(finely chopped)
  11. Green chillies    2-3 (finely chopped) adjust to your taste.
  12. Chana dal      1 tbsp
  13. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  14. Cumin seeds    1 tsp
  15. Curry leaves    1 sprig
  16. Oil   2 tsp + to make dosa.
Method
  • Take a mixing bowl add ragi ,rice flour ,rava n enough salt mix well and using water make it to a thin dosa batter consistency.(sorry forgot to measure water level) and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Mean while wash the vegetables and chop to the desired sizes and separate drumstick leaves from its stalk and keep everything ready for seasoning.

  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds when it pop add cumin seeds and chana dal and fry till chana turn light brown and add ginger,green chillies,curry leaves and onions saute for few seconds.
  • Then add drumstick leaves,cabbage and saute for 30 seconds and add bell peppers and fry for a minute and lastly add the shredded carrot and stir for few seconds and remove from the stove.
  • And it to the prepared ragi batter and mix well.Now the ragi batter is ready to make dosa.
  • Heat a tawa/griddle, pour a ladleful of batter and spread gently in circular motion..make it thick like adai.
  • add oil in and around the dosa,cook in low medium flame (to ensure proper n complete cooking).
  • After 2 minutes flip the dosa and cook till it get cooked and turned little crisp on both sides.
  • Thats it...Yummy ragi vegetable dosa is ready to serve hot .Serve with coconut chutney or any accompaniment of your choice. 
Note: If drumstick leaves is not available then try with any available vegetables or simple seasoning with onion , ginger ,green chillies.Rava n rice flour gives extra crispness.You can also try with adding mushrooms.

12 comments:

  1. wow.. sangee.. super healthy breakfast.. kalakunga..

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  2. So healthy dosa sangeetha...I love to include raagi in my diet regularly.

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  3. Healthy and delicious dosa!!!!

    read ur comments
    Happy to be ur friend too dear :)

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  4. Simple and healthy breakfast:-) Needless to say healthy too!!
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  5. What a colorful dosa it is...makes one really hungry. Very healthy choice as well.

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  6. such a healthy & tempting dosa!!

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  8. This looks like a wonderful power packed dosa.Yum.Aishwarya whom you said you are following is indeed my daughter and I think you are her first follower outside our friend circle and she was super exicted when she received your
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  9. Very healthy and colorful Ragi Veg dosa.Thanks for your wonderful recipe.

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  10. It is very healthy n excellent filling food when ur very hungry.gr8 sangeetha...waiting to c n try more of ur recipes in ur blog.

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  11. Thanks for the health benefits of Ragi. Nice to see it. This whole day I am visiting your log. Nice one.
    I love all the recipe you posted

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