Monday, August 14, 2017

TRICOLOURED DOSAS (Independence Day Special)

Here is a healthy breakfast menu for Independence day.. Make tri-coloured dosas by adding carrot and spinach for the saffron and green colour.

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

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. Now take a little portion of the fermented batter as needed in two bowls.
8. Add blended spinach puree in one bowl and carrot paste in the other.
9. Use plain batter for making white dosas.
10. Pour a ladleful of batter on the tawa and spread it with the back of the ladle.
11. Spoon a little ghee to make dosa. Repeat with the other coloured batter.
12. 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. A nice treat not only for Independence Day but on any other day. Added veggie puree makes it all that more nutritious.

    1. Very true Mayuri.We can make the kids eat veggies and greens in this way :)

  2. Lovely colours you have given to these dosas would look awesome on the party table.

  3. These look so delicious and I adore the fact that you have made them with the different colours, kids would love these and I am sure adults too.

    1. Thanks Nayna.. yes kids and adults.. all will love these colourful and healthy dosas.


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