This instant ragi dosa, gluten-free as well as vegan, is a healthy & yummy treat to have in breakfast or any other time of the day. This Dosa is as crispy as Rawa Dosa but without using any semolina.
And this is my 4th day’s post from alphabet D for Blogchatters A2Z Challenge 2020.
Instant Ragi Dosa is truly instant in the sense that it gets ready within seconds. Its just mixing ragi flour with water. The only time required is in chopping the veggies that too get quickly if you use a chopper or food processor. There is no need to leave the batter for 5 or 10 or 15 minutes as Ragi is gluten-free.
I shared with you in my very first post on millets that 2023 is going to be celebrated as the International Year Of Millets. I felt all the more nice when yesterday saw our Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, speaking on the importance of millets saying that we all must contribute towards Millet Revolution. So, ready to explore the world of millets?
Ragi Dosa With Veggies
Ragi, no doubt, is one of the most popular as well as the most nutritious millet with a very high percentage of calcium in it but it has a muddy or say earthy and rustic taste. If you are having it since the beginning then you develop a taste for it but the beginners may or may not relish it easily. So, one way to reduce this smell is to roast it slightly. The other is to add flavours. Therefore, I try using some flavouring in my Ragi recipes. Like, I have used chocolate in my Ragi Chocolate muffins, banana in Ragi Banana Cake and a lot of Italian seasonings in Ragi Lavash Crackers. These flavours not only beautifully combat the earthy taste of Ragi and but also make the preparations tasty. So, what to use in Ragi Dosa? I added onions and other veggies and it tasted perfect.
Before we have a look at the recipe, let us have a look at Ragi and its benefits. I am sure after knowing these benefits you will enjoy your Dosa all the more.
What Is Ragi?
Ragi, one of the most popular millets, needs no introduction today but still just a few lines about it. Ragi is a millet also known as Finger Millet or Nachni Flour. It is a wonder grain seated on the topmost level amongst all the cereals. Want to know how people in different parts of our country call it? Then, have a look below:
Nutritional Profile Of Ragi (Per 100 g)
See, Each 100 g of Ragi has 344 mg of calcium. No other millet stands even near to it in terms of calcium.
Benefits Of Ragi
Ragi, being a millet is a store-house of benefits.
- Rich in minerals, vitamins, and digestible fibres, and offers excellent nourishment.
- Gluten-free. So it is very good for all who are allergic to gluten and cannot have wheat/semolina etc.
- It helps in reducing weight. How? This is because, being fibre rich, it makes you feel fuller for a longer period of time thus reducing the food intake. Also, the fat content in Ragi is much lower than all other cereals.
- Low in glycemic index which makes it good for diabetics.
- Rich in calcium. Normally cereals are devoid of calcium but this millet is an exception. Thus it is good for growing children and for all those who are deficient in calcium. So, now instead of having that calcium pill, include ragi in your diet.
- Suffering from anemia? Start including Ragi in your diet as it is a rich source of iron.
- It is an excellent baby food as it not only improves digestion but is full of nutrients like iron and calcium.
- It boosts lactation. So, feeding mothers have ragi in some form or the other.
- For more detailed info regarding the benefits of Ragi, read here.
Brownie Points Of My Instant Ragi Dosa
|Added Fiber of Veggies|
|Gets ready instantly in 5 minutes|
|Crispy just like Rawa Dosa|
|Easy to make|
How To Make Instant Ragi Dosa?
Make a thin batter by just mixing Ragi flour, veggies, salt and water. The batter should be like that of the consistency of milk. In the meantime, heat griddle. Grease it lightly and wipe it using a napkin. Take a ladle full of batter and keep on pouring it on the griddle, moving your hands as if to draw a circle. Fill the spaces in between with the batter. Increase the flame slightly and wait patiently for 30 minutes at least. Drizzle oil on the sides. Loosen the edges using a spatula and flip it. Cook from the other side till crisp. That’s it!
Detailed Recipe Of Instant Ragi Dosa With Step By Step Pics
- Chop veggies very finely. Better to use a chopper or food processor.
- Take ragi flour, add veggies, salt, curry leaves and make a thin batter by adding water to it.
- For making Instant Ragi Dosa, we need a very thin dosa batter just like that of Rawa Dosa.
- And the second important thing is that you do not have to spread it like normal dosa. Instead, you put it on the griddle through a ladle. The ladle should not touch the griddle. Just keep on pouring the batter making a round shape. Fill the spaces in between by pouring more of the batter.
- When you pour the batter, it should get porous. If not then this means the batter is thick and you need to add little more water. But add it little by little only.
- Drizzle oil around it.
- And now, lower the flame, and let the dosa get cooked and crisp. Do not touch it or try to flip it for the first 30 to 40 seconds. You need to wait patiently.
- Using a spatula, carefully loosen the sides then gently flip it.
- Cook from the other side.
- When cooked from both the sides, take it off the griddle.
- Serve with love, tomato onion chutney optional.
Recipe Card Of Instant Ragi Dosa
Instant Ragi Dosa
Instant Ragi Dosa is gluten-free, vegan, and as crisp as a Rawa Dosa.
- 1/2 Cup Ragi Flour
- 1/4 Cup Mixed Veggies Chopped Finely
- As Per Taste Salt
- 1 Cup Water
- 4 tsp Oil
Chop veggies very finely. Better to use a chopper or food processor.
Take ragi flour, add veggies, salt, curry leaves and make a thin batter by adding water to it.
For making Instant Ragi Dosa, we need a very thin dosa batter just like that of Rawa Dosa.
Do not spread it like normal dosa. Instead, you put it on the griddle through a ladle. The ladle should not touch the griddle. Just keep on pouring the batter making a round shape. Fill the spaces in between by pouring more of the batter.
When you pour the batter, it should get porous. If not then this means the batter is thick and you need to add little more water. ut add it little by little only.
Drizzle oil around it.
And now, increase the flame slightly and let the dosa get cooked and crisp. Do not touch it or try to flip it for the first 30 to 40 seconds. You need to wait patiently.
Using a spatula, carefully loosen the sides then gently flip it.
Cook from the other side.
When cooked from both the sides, take it off the griddle.
Serve with love, tomato onion chutney optional.
- Tomato and onion are must. Besides these two add whatever veggies you have like capsicum, carrots etc. You can make only with tomato and onion also.
- I used half tomato, half onion, one-fourth capsicum, and one-fourth carrot.
- Adjust water as different flours have different absorption consistency. The batter should be like of milk consistency. And when you pour it on griddle it should get porous. If not , then add one or two teaspoon water more.
- Griddle should be hot before pouring the Dosa. While pouring reduce the flame. Once complete, increase the flame to medium high.
I hope you have liked this easy recipe of Healthy Instant Ragi Dosa and will definitely give it a try. I would love to have your views regarding this.
This post is a part of #BlogchatterA2Z 2020.
So, this was from alphabet D.
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