What is Dosa?

Dosa is a South Indian crepe made from rice and lentils. It is rich in carbohydrates and protein and is usually prepared for breakfast or dinner. It is served with sambhar or chutney.

Ingredients needed

Urad dal / white lentils/ Vigna mungo raw/ Uludham parupu – 25 Grams
Idly rice / Ground Rice / Par boiled Rice_Raw – 75 Grams
Raw Rice / Pachaarisi / Glutinous rice_Raw – 5 Grams
Fenugreek Seeds – 0.25 TableSpoon
Sunflower Oil – 1 TableSpoon
Salt – 1 Teaspoon

The Preparation:

STEP 1: Wash and soak both rice and dal for 5 – 6 hours separately. Soak fenugreek seeds along with urad dal.

STEP 2: Drain the water and grind dal in a wet grinder or food processor adding water from time to time to a smooth and fluffy batter. Remove it in a container.

STEP 3: Grind rice to a slightly coarse paste adding water little at a time.

STEP 4: Mix both the ground rice and dal together with clean hands or a ladle. The consistency of the batter should not be too thick nor too thin but should thickly coat a spoon when dipped in the batter.

STEP 5: Add salt and leave it overnight or for 7-8 hours for fermentation. The fermenting time differs depending on the temperature and weather conditions.

STEP 6: After fermenting the batter will double its volume. So place the batter in a large container. This fermented batter is used to make dosa.

STEP 7: Serve with sambar or any type of chutney or milagai podi or Idly podi mixed with oil.

Dosa

Nutrients Calculated Approximately: 4 Dosas

Prepartation Time: 60 mins

Cook time: 3-4 mins

Serving: 1

Calories: 331.13 Kcal

Macronutrients

Macronutrients Nutrition Values Daily Values (%)
Carbohydrate 40.19 grams 13.6 %
Total Fiber 8.49 grams 34.3 %
Protein 9.14 grams 6.45 %
Fat 14.88 grams 23.55 %
Saturated acids 1.53 grams 7.3 %
Sugar 0.83 grams 0 %

 

Vitamins

Vitamins Nutrition Values Daily Values (%)
Vitamin A 0.5 Mcg 0 %
Vitamin C 0.08 mg 0.25 %
Vitamin E 5.8 mg 29 %
Vitamin K 0.8 mcg 1 %
Thiamin 0.16 mg 11.6 %
Riboflavin 0.01 mg 1.4 %
Niacin 1.88 mg 9.8 %
Vitamin B6 0.18 mg 7 %
Folate 62.68 Mcg 15.6 %
Pantothenic Acid 0.27 mg 2.65 %
Choline 1.58 mg 0 %

 

Minerals

Minerals Nutrition Values Daily Values (%)
Calcium 25.55 mg 2.5 %
Copper 125 mg 6 %
Fluoride 106.9 mg 0 %
Iron 2.36 mg 12.95 %
Magnesium 14.75 mg 3.5 %
Manganese 0.38 mg 17.7 %
Phosphorus 52.95 mg 5.6 %
Potassium 0.07 mg 2 %
Selenium 7.91 Mcg 11.1 %
Sodium 2.34 mg 97.8 %
Zinc 0.45 mg 2.55 %

 

* Mg – Milli Grams
* Mcg – Micro Grams

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