Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Instant Nachani or Ragi Dosa

Ragi Dosa is a quick and very healthy dosa. Ragi is gluten free and rich in calcium and iron, has some essential amino acids, also high in fiber and low in fat so promote weight loss. Ragi is also known as Nachani in marathi, finger millet or red millet in english. 

Time: 5 minutes + 30 minute(resting time)
Serve: 6-8 dosa


1 cups ragi flour
1/4 cup chickpeas flour(besan)(optional)
1/2 cup curd/yogurt

1/2 cup water(as required)
salt to taste


1. In big bowl, take the ragi flour, chickpeas flour, salt, yogurt.

2. Slowly add water to the mixture and start to mix everything well. the batter should be slightly thin than the regular dosa batter. Keep covered for 30 minutes.

3. Heat flat pan or griddle, pour the batter with a help of a ladle and spread it slowly.
Sprinkle some oil/butter/ghee on top. Flip and cook the other side. Cook until crisp and browned.

4. Serve the ragi dosa with any vegetable dish, sambar, dal or coconut chutney.


1. You can also add chopped onions, green chillies, ginger to the ragi dosa.
2. Instead of cooking the dosa on both sides, you can just cook one side.
3. To make it more healthy can add 1tbsp of flax seed or powder and chia seeds to batter

1 comment:

  1. Really nice idea to add yogurt. This is useful information for me. I like dosa varieties. Thanks for shared your post with us.
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