Weekend Recipe: Faraali Dosa

Since many people observe fast on Mahashivratri in which can lower your energy levels and make you feel weak and hungry.

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Looking into the matter we have brought you a recipe that can help you having a healthy fasting.


  • 1/2 cup sanwa millet (sama)
  • 1/2 cup rajgira flour
  • 1/2 cup sour buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • rock salt (sendha namak) to taste
  • oil for cooking


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  • Clean, wash and soak the sanwa millet in enough water for atleast 2 hours.
  • Drain and blend in a mixer to a fine paste using 2 tbsp of water.
  • Transfer the mixture to a bowl, add the rajgira flour, buttermilk, ginger-green chilli paste and rock salt and mix well. Cover and keep aside to ferment overnight.
  • Divide the batter into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  • Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), pour a ladleful of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread it in a circular motion to make a 125 mm. (5″) diameter thin dosa.
  • Smear a little oil along the sides, cook till both the sides of the dosa turns golden brown in colour and fold over to make a semi-circle.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter to make 7 more dosas.
  • Serve hot with green chutney or peanut curd chutney.