How do you combine deliciousness of dosa and the need for an ultra-healthy vegetarian recipe? You make this Kambu dosa, of course! Pearl millet, commonly known as bajra in Hindi, sajje in Kannada and Kambu in Tamil, is not only rich in vitamins, minerals, and iron but also calcium, amino acids and protein. Combine the healthy properties of Kambu with the tastiness of dosa and you have a winning combination. You can find a healthy collection of Kambu recipes on Bawarchi!
The batter for making Kambu dosa is very simple – simply grind Kambu and rice together with added fenugreek seeds and mix it with similarly ground urad dal batter. After these two batters have been mixed properly, keep the final batter aside overnight for fermentation and the taste of the ingredients to develop and settle into it properly. The process of making the dosas remains the same, and you can quickly dish out as many as 2 hot and piping dosas every 4 minutes with two tavas or griddles.
Serve this nutritious Kambu maavu dosa with spicy and tangy chutneys such as Kara chutney, bell pepper chutney or the dependable favourite coconut chutney to have everyone licking their fingers.
This Indian Kambu dosa is a very versatile dish which works great for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well. If you want to give it an extra something, you can even add vegetables such as onions, capsicums, tomatoes to the recipe!