Kadalai maavu dosa recipe | besan dosa | gram flour

Kadalai maavu | besan | gram flour dosa recipe is a dosa made with channa dal flour instantly when do not have any other fermented batter at home. It tastes so good.

Dosa is a South Indian recipe prepared using batter prepared from various ingredients, such as whole moong, wheat, rava, oasts, dals and rice. Dosas are mostly prepared for breakfast or dinner. This recipe is prepared from kadalai maavu instantly.

Kadalai maavu helps to lower cholesterol, diabetes, regulates blood pressure, helps in strengthening of bones, get rid of iron deficiency and helps to improve health of heart. See health benefits of gram flour for more information.

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Kadalai maavu dosa recipe – Ingredients:-
  • kadalai maavu/besan/gram flour – 1 cup
  • rava – 1.5 cups
  • rice flour – 1/2 cup
  • salt – to taste
  • Asafoetida  – pinch
Rava, rice flour, gram flour, salt and asafoetida
Kadalai maavu dosa recipe – Ingredients to grind:-
  • green chilly – 2 number
  • garlic – 6 cloves (chopped)
  • onion – 1 (chopped)
Onion, green chillies, garlic
  • Tomatoes – 2 (chopped)
Kadalai maavu dosa recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly soak rava in one cup of water for half an hour.

2. Secondly after half an hour add gram flour, rice flour, salt and asafoetida. Add water and mix well.

3. Thirdly grind green chilly and garlic once and then add onion together in a mixie and grind well.

Ground onion, garlic and green chillies

4. Further grind tomatoes separately.

Ground tomatoes

5. Finally pour both ground mix to the batter in a container and mix well. The consistency should be upto the dosa batter which will be little watery.

Both ground mix added to batter
Batter ready to make dosa

6. Heat a dosa pan and pour one ladle of batter in the centre of the pan and spread in a circular motion, extending the batter. Sprinkle one tea spoon of veg oil and close the pan using a lid. Wait for one minute.

Dosa made in pan

7. After one minute open and turn the side of the dosa.

Dosa after one minute
Dosa turned upside down

8. When both sides are well cooked and turns golden brown, remove from pan and serve along with desired chutney or sambar or puzhi kuzhambu.

Kadalai maavu | besan | gram flour dosa recipe
Kadalai maavu | besan | gram flour dosa recipe

Even more varieties of dosas are below

1. அரிசி மா தோசை

2. Thakkali dosai recipe

3.  Greengram dosa recipe

4. Red rice dosa recipe

5. Egg | muttai dosa recipe | முட்டை தோசை

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