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Foxtail millet dosa

Foxtail millet dosa

16 Feb 2020 876 Views

Dosa is a staple in most Indian homes, especially in South India and for a good reason. It’s a very healthy food and very low in calories, plus it's so delicious that you can never have enough of it. Foxtail Millet is another staple that has been in India for centuries but under different names. Foxtail Millets are gluten-free and rich in antioxidants, and they also helps to reduce the risks of many types of common as well as chronic illnesses. It’s the ideal dish for people who suffer from diabetes or cardiovascular problems.


  • Soak foxtail millet for 6 hours and soak urad dal and methi seeds together for 6 hours.  
  • Blend them into a smooth batter by adding water and salt. Transfer the batter into bowl and let it ferment for 6 hours.  
  • Now take a non stick pan and heat over medium flame. Grease with oil and pour the ladlefull of batter and spread the batter in a circular motion and allow it to cook.
  • Then drizzle some oil over the edges of the dosa and flip it upside down. Allow it to cook till both sides turn golden brown in colour.
  • Serve hot with sambar/ mint chutney.


  • Foxtail millet- 30 gms
  • Urad dal- 20 gms
  • Fenugreek seeds- ½ tsp
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Salt- as per taste

Nutritive Value

Energy: 190 kcals

Carbohydrates: 26.1 gms

Proteins: 6.4 gms

Fats: 6.22 gms


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