A staple of south India, dosa makes for a yummy breakfast item. It is enjoyed by people all over the country, making it available in almost all restaurants. It is known as the Indian pancake and is thin like a crepe. But is it really healthy? Let’s find out. According to a Nutritionist, ‘RavaDosa recipe is a great source of complete protein for vegetarians as it is made of rice batter and urad dal (black gram lentil) and completes the amino acids in them.’ Here are some more benefits of this much-loved dish.
- Rava Dosa Recipe is a versatile dish. It can be a breakfast item, can be served for lunch or dinner. It is easy to digest and even one Dosa can keep you adequately full.
- Rava Dosa Recipe contains healthy carbs which provide our body with the energy needed to carry out different functions. It is a good option for people on a weight loss diet as well.
- Protein is another essential nutrient required by our body. It keeps us full for longer as it slowly releases energy and also helps make our hair, bones, and muscles stronger. Vegetarians often complain of having very few sources of protein, unlike meat eaters. Including dosa in your diet plan will help you.
- Rava Dosa is quite light and so does not add too many calories to your body. A single serving of plain dosa has about 37 calories. Though when you eat a stuffed dosa the calorie count will be much higher, you can, therefore, eat that in the morning as a hearty breakfast meal.
- Many who are on a diet often miss out on tasty foods which they would have eaten otherwise. Include dosa in your meal plan to make up for this loss. It is a healthy and yummy option.
Ingredients of Rava Dosa Recipe:-
- 1 Cup Rava/Suji/Semolina
- 3/4 Cup Rice flour
- 1/4 Cup All-purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp Fresh coconut (pieces)
- 1 tsp Jeera
- 2-3 Green chili, sliced
- 1/4 Cup Dhaniya
- 1/2 Medium Onion (diced)
- As per taste Salt
- 2 3/4 Water
- 1 Tbsp Oil
- 1 Tbsp Ghee/Clarified butter
Preparation:-Best way to make Rava Dosa Recipe
- Dice / Slice up the vegetables keep aside in a bowl.
- In a big mixing bowl add rava, rice flour, all-purpose flour, and water. Mix well. Keep aside for Half an hour.
- After half an hour add the onions, green chilies, cilantro, cumin seeds, coconut pieces and salt. Mix well.
- Take a large non-stick pan on a medium flame and apply some clarified butter on the surface, and wait for it to get hot.
- Once hot using a ladle start pouring the batter from a little height.
- Now fill the large holes with the batter. Pour a little oil on the outside of the dosa.
- Once you start seeing the edges getting brown use a sharp-edged spatula and make sure that the dosa is not sticking to the pan.
- Now turn the dosa and cook the other side for ½ -1 minute.
- Once cooked using a spatula remove the dosa from the griddle or pan and place it in a plate.
- Repeat the same process with the rest of the Rava Dosa batter.
- Serve hot with some Coconut Chutney, Red Chutney and Sambar.
Key Ingredients:Rava/Suji/Semolina, Rice flour, All purpose flour, Fresh coconut (pieces), Jeera, Green chili, Dhaniya, Onion (diced), Salt, Water, Oil, Ghee/Clarified butter