Mar 26, 2015

Kambu Dosa Recipe / Bajra (Pearl Millet) Dosa Recipe


This is one dosa which i made recently and i was surprised how the textured turned out even with no rice. Loved it to the core and it is perfect for breakfast or a light lunch or for dinner as well. Taste great with any chutney, sambar or anything.


Similar Recipes,

Fox Millet Dosa
Green Gram Dosa
Ragi Dosa
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For Chutney Recipes, Check this


Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 20 mins
Soaking Time : 4 to 6 hours
Fermenting Time : Overnight
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per dosa
Makes : 8 to 10 dosa

Ingredients:


Pearl Millet / Bajra ./Kambu - 1 cup

Whole Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1/2 cup
Fenugreek Seeds / Vendayam / Methi - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Water as needed
Oil for pan frying

Method:


Soak fenugreek seeds and urad dal separately and the millet separates in a bowl with water. Let them soak for 4 to 6 hours.


First take urad dal in a blender and make it into a puree, add little water at a time.


Now transfer this in a large container, take millet in the same mixer and puree again. Pour this into the container.


Add in salt and mix well. Cover and let it ferment overnight.


Next day, give the batter a good mix and make dosa, drizzle oil around the sides and cook till golden on the bottom.


Flip over and cook again.


Serve.


Pictorial:
Measure your ingredients


Take urad dal in a bowl


add in fenugreek seeds


cover with water


Take pearl millet in a bowl


cover with some more water


let them soak for 4 hours


now time to grind


start by grinding the urad dal


make it into a smooth puree


look how how smooth it is


pour it in a large container


now in the same blender in which you pureed the dal, 
leave some dal mix in this, it helps to 
blend the pearl millet well


add in pearl millet


puree again


this wont be too smooth, but that doesn't matter


pour it into the dal mix


mix well


add some salt


mix well


cover it and let it ferment overnight


now how much it has risen


can you see the fermentation in this picture


this fermentation will give you a well coloured dosa


give this a good mix


heat a tawa


spread the batter over it thinly


drizzle some oil over it


cook till the bottom is well coloured


flip over and cook for few more sec


fold it 


serve


Enjoy

26 comments:

  1. Your recipes are wonderful, love them all. Dosa looks so healthy and delicious. By the way can we use Bajra flour store brought instead of whole millet.

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  2. Can we make idli with this batter

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  3. Please mention the measurement of millet and urad dal

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  4. Please mention the measurement of kombu and urad dal if grinding in grinder

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  5. Have the batter fermented well without mixing with hands

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  6. Hi Arthi
    I am a regular visitor of your blog.
    Your recipes are crystal clear with step wise
    Pictures. Can we make idli with this kambu
    batter?

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  7. Woov...Nice yummy and healthy pearl millet dosa, the one i have been searching for so long. Thanks for posting.

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  8. Hi
    can we use Kambu flour instead of kambu

    Thanks

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  9. Hi
    First time on your blog
    I am adding you to my side bar
    Thanks for this wonderful pictorial recipe . A sure try for me.
    I am known to be a Dosa Maker in the family .. I love being innovative while making a Dosa.
    I am sure this will be yummy.
    What difference do you find in using half or whole udad dal.

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  10. @mahek Kulkarniwhole urad dal, make the best dosa. it makes the batter ferment better

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  11. Hi Aarthi..
    always come to your blog for finding varieties..a great blog u have...

    Can we use this batter for making idli?

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  12. @kalai vanino idli batter will be diff proportion

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  13. @Shebaidli batter is diff proposition. will share it soon

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  14. Can we use barnyard millet too??

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  15. Hi Aarthi,
    If we are using bajra flour, how much is the quantity??

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  16. Hi a art hi,
    I love this dosa , I make sure I make this once a week .... its without rice and I get to make my son eat millet this way thank u .....

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  17. Thanks for ur recipe! Will try it

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