Buckwheat Dosa

Buckwheat Dosa

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Um, you feel like having dosa today but no fermented batter on hand? Not to worry! Here is an easy and instant dosa prepared with buckwheat and urad dal. The twist here is that the ingredients are powdered, tempered and then mixed into a batter, which can be cooked immediately into yummy dosas. Serve the Buckwheat Dosa fresh off the tava with a chutney of your choice, preferably green chutney.

Buckwheat Dosa recipe - How to make Buckwheat Dosa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 9 dosas
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1 cup buckwheat (kutto or kutti no daro)
1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
green chutney

  1. Combine the buckwheat and urad dal in a mixer and blend to a fine powder.
  2. Transfer the powder in a deep bowl and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the tempering, green chillies, coriander, salt and approximately 2 cups of water and mix well.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it lightly with oil.
  7. Pour ¼ cup batter in a circular manner. Pour a little oil in the holes of the dosa and cook on both the sides till golden brown in colour.
  8. Repeat step 7 to make 8 more dosas.
  9. Serve immediately with green chutney.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per dosa
Energy92 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber1.5 g
Fat4.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3.4 mg
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Buckwheat Dosa
 on 26 Nov 18 04:35 PM

Nice post you have explained in easy word how to create this food item great.
Edited after original posting.
Tarla Dalal
27 Nov 18 09:13 AM
   Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Buckwheat Dosa
 on 07 Apr 18 05:14 PM

Tarla Dalal
16 Apr 18 10:44 AM
   Thanks Shriya, we are delighted you loved the Buckwheat Dosa. Keep posting your feedback on recipes you have loved.
Buckwheat Dosa
 on 26 Aug 16 12:07 PM

wow its looking so yummy and tasty
Tarla Dalal
26 Aug 16 01:49 PM
   Hi Garry , we are delighted you loved the Buckwheat Dosa recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
Buckwheat Dosa
 on 03 Apr 15 04:46 PM

A new version of dosa, with buckwheat. It taste different and very flavorful. To enjoy this dosa have it hot straight from the tava.