Green grams are commonly known as Moong Dal in India, In Tamil the split ones are known as Pasiparuppu and the whole gram are called as Pachaipayiru.
Green grams are loaded with lots of amazing nutritional benefits. They are high in protein, fiber, vitamins and Minerals. They are low in fat and cholesterol. It’s very good for the heart, digestion and it contains many good properties like anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-cancer.
Green gram dosa is very simple to make. You just need some basic ingredients. No rice added here. It’s purely made with only green grams.
The Nutritional break down of green gram dosa,
- Carbohydrates – *16.6g
- Protein – *6.4 g
- Dietary Fiber – *3.4g
- Total Fat – *9.5g
176 Calories for 1 serving, ‘*’ represents it’s an approximate value.
- The whole green grams or split ones – 1 cup
- Small onions – 10
- Green chili – 2 to 3
- Ginger – 1 inch
- Garlic – 4 to 5 cloves
- Pepper – 1 tbsp
- Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
- Curry and coriander leaves – few
- Salt – required amount
- Oil – required amount
First of all soak the green grams in water for 4 to 5 hours.
Get the ingredients (onions, green chili’s, ginger, garlic, pepper, cumin seeds, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt) ready.
After soaking for 5 hours, wash thoroughly, then add green grams and other ingredients into the mixer grinder.
With a little bit of water, grind everything well.
Once we get the smooth batter, pour into wide vessel and a bit of water and get the batter consistency to make dosa.
Now heat the pan and spread the batter, add 1 tbsp of oil and make dosa.
Yummy Yummy green gram dosa is ready to eat. 🙂
Happy Cooking 🙂