Ragi (Millet Flour) Dosa

Ragi / Finger Millet is quite popular in Karnataka. It is used in a number of ways – Ragi Dosa, Ragi Rotti, Ragi Halwa, Ragi biscuit and so on. 

Ragi / millet flour is usually the first solid food introduced to infants. This has been a practice or custom for a long time, it gives them the required nutrition 🙂

My Son is 4 and till date loves Ragi in the form of ragi porridge or ragi dosa or Ragi rotti. 

Today’s recipe is Instant Ragi Dosa.

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INGREDIENTS:

Ragi / Finger Millet Flour – 1.5 cups

Rice Flour – 2 tbsp

Upma Rava – 2 to 3 tbsp

Buttermilk – as needed for the dosa batter consistency

Green chillies – 2 to 3

Ginger – ½ inch

Coriander leaves – half a bunch

Turmeric – a pinch

Salt – as per taste

METHOD

In a mixer, add buttermilk, green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, Ragi, rice flour, rava, turmeric and salt. Churn the mixture and ensure that the  green chillies are ground well.

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Add more buttermilk (to make it more watery) or Rava (to make it thicker) to adjust the consistency of the batter.

At the end, add mustard and urad dal tempering – this is optional.

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Heat a dosa tava – non stick or cast iron, pour the dosa batter and spread it around the pan. Close the tava with a lid and cook till done, add some ghee while cooking.

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Serve hot with some chutney / sambar and some chilled buttermilk.

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