Monday, March 23, 2009

How to make Rava Dosa with Methi - a healthy Delicious Breakfast Special Recipe

This delicious and healthy Rava Dosa with the addition of methi is a great way to start your day. A good breakfast is food for both your body and brain. It is important to have a good choice of breakfast to be able to meet your daily challenges. This quick and easy breakfast recipe of rava dosa is one that you would really like. It is a favourite at my place.

Today's special is a breakfast delight, a rich nutritious and healthy rava dosa. This is one that is made regularly at my sister's in-laws place and is her mom-in-law's recipe. I learnt to make this from my sister and love this with the tomato chutney. You may pair this with a green chutney or a peanut chutney too. This is a little more time consuming than the regular dosas as it takes a little longer to cook. You may decide to add it to your breakfast menu on the weekend or even a leisurely dinner. I have given a list of ingredients and also how to make rava dosa with methi below.

Rava/sooji/semolina - 2 cups
Methi/Fenugreek (fresh leaves) - 1 to 1 1/2 cups(leaves seperated from the stalk and chopped finely)
Cashew and raisins - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste


1- Soak the rawa for 8-10 hours. Do not add too much water or your batter would be too watery (just enough to soak the rawa). You can adjust the amount of water in the end depending on the consistency of your batter.
2- After 8-10 hours of soaking the semolina, you can now add in the methi/fenugreek leaves and salt. Mix well.
3- Fry the cashewnuts and raisins in 1/2 a spoon of butter and add in to the semolina batter. Mix well.
4- Now the batter is ready for making delicious dosas. Make the dosas or pancakes on a hot griddle and sprinkle little oil while cooking. Cook on low flame till one side is done then turn over and cook the other side too till done. These are not thin crisp dosas but slightly thick and soft dosas.

Accompaniment: Tomato Chutney


Finla said...

Wow that dosa looks eally yumm.

AnuSriram said...

Yumm! Thats a lovely recipe!

Varsha Vipins said...

Lovely healthy dosa..This reminded me of the Methi leaves lying in my fridge..looks great..:)..n yeah..ur new look is just lovely..:)

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Healthy one. Looks great.

Deepthi Shankar said...

wow that looks really nice .. I've never had rava dosa with methi leaves .. yum

Sanghi said...

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Unknown said...

Hi thanks for stopping by at my blog..Love your space here..It looks neat n simple.Methi rava dosa is a good recipe..Love it :) said...

Hey Vandana,
Thanx for visiting my blog. you have a nice space too and will definitely follow:)

grace said...

thick and soft dosas sound much better to me, and i love your ingredients here! i don't think i've ever had raisins and cashews in the same dish. bravo!

momsnetwork said...

I love rava dosa.There are so many combination of amounts of flours we use to make rava dosa, it's confusing !!

I will make your's and see this works! Looks good with lacy pattern :) Thanks ..

Rasi said...

the new look is great.. have never tasted the combo of rava & methi.. a healthy one too & love the color!

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