Spinach Urad Dal Dosa


Serving:- 2Servings

Serving size:-2medium


● Whole urad daal skin removed – 15gms
● Rice – 45gms
● Palak – 50gms
● Ginger – 2gms
● Garlic – 1clove
● Salt – To taste
● Oil – 1-2ml


1. Wash and soak urad daal and rice in 3 cups of water for 4 to 6 hours.
2. Drain the soaked dal rice.
3. In a Mixture jar, take the soaked dal-rice mixture, ginger, green chillies, zeera, salt and Palak.
4. Grind using a little water as needed to make a smooth batter.
5. Add salt to the batter. Let it ferment for minimum 2hours. You know it’s fermented when you see tiny
bubbles and when the batter increases in volume. Or you can use directly.
6. Heat dosa tava on medium heat using a flat ladle, pour the batter in the centre of the griddle and flatten it
from the center towards outside in concentric circles.
7. After making dosa, keep the flame medium high and sprinkle 4-5 drops of oil over the dosa. Wait for it to
cook and turn crisp.
8. Once the desired crispiness is achieved, fold it in half or roll it and place it on a plate.
9. Don’t cook the other side since that will make it soft.
10. Serve this with chutney, sambhar.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-Dense: Spinach is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, while urad dal provides protein, fiber, and essential minerals like iron and magnesium, making this dosa a nutritious meal option.
  2. Digestive Health: The fermentation process of the batter enhances its digestibility and promotes gut health, while ginger and garlic aid in digestion and add flavor to the dish.
  3. Low-Calorie Option: With minimal oil usage and wholesome ingredients, Spinach Urad Dal Dosa is a satisfying yet low-calorie choice, suitable for those watching their calorie intake.
  4. Versatile: This dosa can be enjoyed as a breakfast, brunch, or even as a light dinner option. It pairs well with a variety of chutneys, sambar, or even a simple side of yogurt.
  5. Gluten-Free: Made with rice and urad dal, this dosa is naturally gluten-free, making it suitable for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 100 kcal
  • Protein: 4 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 15 grams
  • Fat: 2 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Vitamin A: 50% of daily recommended intake
  • Vitamin C: 30% of daily recommended intake
  • Iron: 10% of daily recommended intake

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