Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Here is a healthy breakfast menu for Holi .. Make colourful dosas by adding carrot, spinach and beetroot to get the natural colour and nutrition at the same time.

. Ingredients:
 Urad dal .... 1 cup
 Rice ........... 3 cups
 Methi seeds .... 1 tsp.
 Baking soda ... a pinch
 Salt ... to taste
 Oil.....as needed to fry dosas
Spinach ............ 2 cups
Carrots grated ... 1 cup
Beetroot ......... 1

1. Soak dal and rice separately for at least 5-6 hours.Add methi seeds while soaking.
2. Grind them separately adding enough water to a smooth batter.
3.Mix them well, adding salt and leave to ferment preferably over night.
4. Chop the spinach and boil adding a little salt and water.
5. Allow it to cool and blend it to a smooth and thick paste.
6. In a pan saute the grated carrots lightly with 1 tsp of oil and little salt. Grind it to a smooth paste.
7. Boil the beetroot, peel it and grind to make puree.
8. Now take a little portion of the fermented batter as needed in three bowls.
9. Add blended spinach puree in one bowl, carrot paste in the second, beetroot puree in the third bowl.
10. Use plain batter for making white dosas.
11. Pour a ladleful of batter on the tawa and spread it with the back of the ladle.
12. Spoon a little ghee to make dosa. Repeat with the other coloured batter. You can also make a cone shaped dosa.
13. Serve with chutney / sambar.

See Coconut Chutney recipe - HERE
See Groundnut Chutney recipe .... HERE
See Sambar recipe ................. HERE
See Potato Masala recipe ....... HERE

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  1. very colorful and healthy.. happy holi Shoba

    1. Thanks Veena.. wish you the same in advance

  2. Just look at them... so colorful...

  3. Oh wow! they look so awesome... perfect for the colorful festival of holi.

  4. Awesome idea Shobha making Spinach, Beetroot and Carrot Dosa. So colorful and that too naturally. A wonderful treat for the upcoming Holi festival.

  5. What a wonderful idea of making colourful dosas using various vegetables. This is a great way of making kids enjoy beetroot and spinach.

    1. Thanks Mina. Yes some kids are fussy and avoid eating greens and few veggies. This way they will happily enjoy

  6. Beautifully done spinach, carrots and beetroot dosa. Great way to attract kids to eat healthy. Perfect for the festival of colors.

    1. Thanks Archana. Yes a good choice for Holi.


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