Pongal Special Recipes

Green gram dosai

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Simple and healthy dosai prepared with green gram / pacha payaru.

Green gram dosai


      • 1 cup – Green gram / pacha payaru
      • 1/2 cup – Raw rice / idly rice
      • 1/4 inch – Ginger
      • 1 or 2 nos – Dry red chillies
      • 1/2 no – Onion (Chopped finely)
      • Few curry leaves (Chopped finely)
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida
      • Salt as needed

Green gram dosai

Green gram dosai

Preparation method:

  1. Wash and soak green gram and rice for upto 6 hrs or overnight. Transfer soaked green gram and rice to a mixie/ blender along with ginger, dry red chillies and grind to a coarse paste like adai batter. Add required salt and allow them to ferment for at least 5 to 6 hrs.
  2. Now add chopped onion, curry leaves and a pinch asafoetida, mix well.
  3. Heat a dosa tawa and spread the batter like we make for adai dosai. Drizzle oil and cook on both the sides till golden brown.Serve hot with coconut or spicy tomato chutney.

Green gram dosai


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  2. Simply love this nutritious dosas,i do quite often.

  3. Lovely healthy version of dosa... wonderful..:)

  4. well explained.. healthy food..

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  6. I make these often for breakfast.. healthy and filling!

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