Sunday, 17 April 2011

Sajja / Bajra / Pearl Millet dosa

Among Millets Baira is the predominant crop in India. It is also called as Pearl Millet in Western Countries, it is a wholesome grain which has high nutritive value. It is usually very popular in the States of Maharashtra and Rajasthan in India. Generally people eat in winter season. It has the same quantity of protein as wheat. Bajra is rich in Iron, B vitamins, Thiamine, Riboflavin and niacin.

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Bajra / Pearl millet / Sajjalu – 3 cups
Rice – 1 cup
Urad daal / Black gram – 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp

                                                                                      Pearl millet

Soak all the above ingredients together for atleast 6 hours. Grind them all together as normal dosa batter and allow it to ferment for at least 8 hours.

Just before making dosa, stir the batter thoroughly by adding salt, and swirl the batter on the hot pan and drizzle some oil if necessary. Turn dosa on to the other side as well and cook for few seconds.

Serve them hot with any chutney.
Sajja Dosa with Peanut chutney and Roasted chickpea powder

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