Foxtail Millet Dosa Recipe

Foxtail Millet Dosa

  • Serves: 10 People
  • Prep Time: 480
  • Cooking: 30
  • Calories: 0
  • Difficulty: easy

A dosa is a cooked flat thin layered rice batter, originating from the South India, made from a fermented batter. It is somewhat similar to a crepe in appearance. Its main ingredients are rice and black gram ground together in a fine, smooth batter with a dash of salt.



  1. Wash and soak foxtail millet rice in water for 4 hours in a bowl.
  2. Mix fenugreek seeds with blackgram and soak it for 3 hours in a separate bowl.
  3. Add little water to foxtail millet rice and grind it till it turns into paste and keep it a bowl.
  4. Add little water to blackgram-fenugreek seeds mix and grind it till it becomes paste.
  5. Mix both blackgram batter and foxtail millet rice batter.
  6. Ferment the mix for 4hours. In winter, ferment it overnight.
  7. Add two cups of water to the batter to make it less thick. Add salt and mix well.
  8. Apply a tea spoon of oil on the preheated dosa making tawa.
  9. Pour the batter on it, spread with scoop into thin round shape. Fry till crisp dosa is obtained.
  10. Serve hot with chutney or Samvar.

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