Today i’m going to share with you 2 types of dosas,well suited for breakfast.The first one
will be with greens,mixed in normal iddli-dosa batter. IDDLIS (SOUTH INDIAN FOOD).
I have used karisalakanni leaves,known as the false daisy or bringaraj .This is a wonder
herb which nature has bestowed us with.To the pointers of health benefits now..
It is good for asthma and cold related ailments.
Best tonic for liver disorders.
Good to improve complexion and hair,teeth,eyesight.
Relief from piles,urinary infections ,cracked heels
Used in treating jaundice,used as a gargle to improve strength of gums.
Well,i have given some of the benefits ,please do explore further.There are 3 types of this
herb, bearing white, yellow and blue flowers.The blue ones are very rare to find.The
yellow and white flowers and leaves are used in Ayurvedic medicines and oils.The
minute i was enlightened by the benefits,it has been added to my herbal garden.!
To move on to the recipe now.
1 Cup leaves
2 green chillies
1 tsp.cummin seeds or 1/2 tsp kalonji or nigella seeds
1 cup dosa batter
Grind the bold listed to a paste,Mix into the batter and make dosas.
Variations to go green…
Spinach leaves,coriander leaves,mint leaves,balloon vine leaves,gotukola or vallarai
basil leaves ,curry leaves…….
To entice your kids ,you could make dosas like pizza,topped with cheese and tomatoes
with these greens.
The next one will be Beetroot dosa or pancakes
This dosa is made with wheat flour.Beetroot is another wonder vegetable packed with
nutrients.Story of discovery made short…had leftover beetroot water gotten after
cooking beetroot for another dish……and so it started.Let’s get into the recipe now.
1 cup beetroot water
1 Cup wheat flour
1 tblsp.curd or yoghurt
salt to taste.
Beat eggs with salt ,add curd and the beetroot water.Gradually add in the flour and make
into a batter like for pancakes.Pour a ladle of the batter and make into shapes you like.
You could also blend in the puree of beetroot(boiled or raw) .
Those who need to spice up more could add chilli flakes or chopped green chillies to the
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