Kambu (Tamil) - Pearl millet, bajira ,Bajari, Bhajira
Ingredients:Kambu - 1 cup
idly rice - 2 cup
black gram (ulunthu) - 3/4 cup
fenugreek (methi / venthayam) - 1 tbsp
salt - 2 tsp (adjust as per taste)
To make 1 dosa:
gingelly oil - 1/4 tsp
Batter preparation:(i)Wash and soak the idly rice + kambu overnight.
Soak the urad dhal + fenugreek seed for 4 hours and grind it to a fine paste with little water.
Grind the rice+kambu to a fine paste with little water.
Mix both and add enough salt. Let the batter ferment overnight.
(ii) Alternatively soak 1/2 cup kambu overnight and grind to a fine paste. Mix with leftover dosa batter and use immediately.
(iii)Dry roast the required kambu till it gives a nice smell, powder it and add to sour dosa batter or buttermilk+ dosa batter to make instant kambu dosa.
Dosa:Mix the batter well before using.
Heat a dosa tawa, sprinkle a few drops of sesame oil. Using a clean cloth wipe and spread the oil uniformly allover the tawa.
Pour a ladle of batter and spread into thin crepe.
After one side starts getting red, flip and cook the other side too.
Kambu dosa is ready!
Serving suggestion:Serve with some spicy chutney.
Makes a healthy breakfast or dinner.
Very healthy and delicious dosa.. looks simply awesome .. thanks for sharing dear.. nice presentation !!
Thats a very healthy n nice browned dosa..yummy!!
This ingredient is new to me..thanks for the recipe:P
Looks inviting.. will surely go for a healthy and delicious breakfast..
nice post. new to me. will try sometime.
Healthy dosais, love with spicy coconut chutney, i do with store bought flour never with whole kambu..
healthy version..actually I m craving for this recipe..thankz for sharing..
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Sounds very healthy ... wonderful recipe!
It looks very healthy and delicious..love dosa in any form..nice recipe!
Sounds healthy,delicious dosai,thanks for sharing dear.
Dosa with pearl millet.We used to prepare sweet with this.I love the sweet.This time i will try dosa.
Very tempting and fabulous dosai....
Very healthy and tasty looking dosa. Great preparation.
Interesting! nice recipe!
Healhty and delicious dosa.
I have barija flour in hand, i will make this dosai as it is healthy.
Yummy dosa platter :)
Healthy and yummy dosa ..
Following you for more yummy recipes .. Do visit me as time permits.
Thank you for sharing with us Viki,I'm an Iranian student in India,I've tried "maten/ chicken biryani","butter chicken" , "koufta" and "chicken tikka masala "and ... I am really interested to your cousine.I am going to try cooking these foods at home instead of going to restaurant and your web blog help me.thank you again.:)
How are you? Here after a ;omg time and have missed many recipes. I never had a chance to have this kind of dosa. I am sure it has a amazing taste. Let me see when I can try it. But I will try the dal makhni , which i just read
have a nice weekend
Looks wonderful& tempting and sure would have tasted good.
delicious looking dosa thank you for linking it to the event http://torviewtoronto.blogspot.ca/2012/07/know-your-flours-millet-flour-event.html
once again please link the event pages.
Jagruti and Akheela: Hi friends, My entries for ur events was through a re-post. http://elitefoods.blogspot.com/2012/07/event-entries-and-re-posts.html
Pls check that,
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