Dosa or Indian Crepe is a famous dish of South India. It’s usually a mix of lentil and rice, fermented together and crepes are made. These crepes are stuffed potato mixture or cheese or paneer (cottage cheese) or other stuffing.

Here, we have a recipe of mixture of various lentils and brown rice which is full of protein and make a healthy breakfast, snack or dinner. These are light filled with goodness of various lentils.

And why don’t yuou try this multi-grain dosa with lebanese hummus?

Try it out!

 Ingredients

For Batter

Brown Rice- 1 cup

Moong Dal, Masoor Dal, Fenugreek seeds, Urad Dal, Chana Dal- 1 cup

Curry Leaves-1 cup

Ginger- 1 tbsp.

Green Chillies- 3-4

Salt- 1-2 tsp

For Hummus

Chickpeas- 1 cup

Olive Oil- 1tsp.

Salt-2-3tsp.

Lemon Juice- 1tsp.

Sesame seeds-1/2 cup

Garlic- 3-4 cloves

Green Chilli (optional)

Spicy Tomato Chutney

Tomatoes-2

Onions-3

Curry Leaves- 1 cup

Green Chilies-3-4

Oil – 1/2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds- ½ tsp

Salt-1-2 tsp

Chilli Powder-1 tsp

Method:

For Batter

  1. Wash and soak all the pulses, grains, and rice. Soak for at least 2-3 hours.
  2. Grind them with cumin seeds, curry leaves, ginger, green chillies, and salt.
  3. Add water if necessary to make a smooth batter.
  4. You don’t need to ferment this batter, you can make it instantly to get a crisp dosa. (If you want you can ferment as well)
  5. Spread the batter on a pan on a medium flame and as dosa starts getting brown in color, lower the flame to get a consistency.
  6. You can use oil or ghee while making dosa (optional)

For Hummus

  1. Soak chickpeas for 3-4 hours.
  2. Soak sesame seed for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Half-boil the chickpeas.
  4. Grind chickpeas with sesame seeds, lemon juice, salt, water, garlic, olive oil, and green chillies (optional)
  5. Top up with red chilli powder and olive oil

For Spicy Tomato Chutney

  1. Chop tomatoes, onions, and green chillies.
  2. Add a little oil in a pan.
  3. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  4. Add chopped onions and tomatoes.
  5. Cook it for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Add salt and red chilli powder.
  7. Let it cool down.
  8. Grind it in a mixer. Don’t make a paste; grind it to make a coarse paste.

You can have crispy, yummy dosas with these condiments without any guilt!