March 28, 2012

Wholewheat Rava Dosa | Instant Dosa varieties | Fasting recipes

On the days grandmom used to fast, carbs and lentils were avoided in the diet. And this is one of her quick to make and yummy crispy dosas. I remembered this recipe - Wholewheat flour & Rava Dosa suddenly last week and made this. Team it up with any chutney and / or molgapudi and you have a very filling breakfast. Maida also is added to this, but I wanted to make this only with wholewheat and we enjoyed it a lot. You may also add grated veggies / onions / chilles etc to spice it up . For kids, the dosa could also be topped with grated cheese or paneer to make it more healthy and filling : the options are endless. However, as this is a recipe strictly for those who fast, I have made it sans any spice or onions. Instead of maida, however you may add Sama flour (used for fasting). Let's get to this recipe while I send this to BM # 14 under Dosa Varieties. Check the fellow marathoners here.

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Prep time - 15 mins
Makes - Approx 6 Dosas
  • Wholewheat flour / Atta - 1 cup
  • Roasted Rava (fine Sooji) - 1/2 cup
  • Curd - 3 TBSP
  • Oil - to fry the dosa
  • Salt - to taste

1) Mix the Wholewheat flour, Rava and salt. Add curd and mix again. Pour water to make it to running consistency but not too watery. Rest for 5 - 10 mins.
2) Heat a skillet (tava) on high and sprinkle some water to test if the water sizzles.
3) Now turn heat to medium. Take a ladleful of the batter and spread it on the tava in a circular fashion. Drizzle oil on the ends. Cook on both sides for a crispy yummy instant Dosa :)


  1. This looks like a bread..seems like an easy option.

  2. It used to be like this, on those days of fasting that elders keep, I always use to remember that I rather eat their food than ours, as theirs would be much more interesting..:)..looks very nice and a neat many options it's mind blowing to think.

  3. dosa looks delicious and a new recipe to me ........

  4. I love maida-rava dosa.. I think this will be like that.. I love the texture of these dosas!

  5. Healthy twist of normal rava dosai,really tempting...

  6. this is nice variation to regular rava dosa. looks great

  7. wonderful recipe..looks so delicious!!

  8. All your Dosas are crispy and unique recipes...Love them all!

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  9. Nice !!

    I make mine and also add rice flour and spice it up with some g chillies :)

  10. this version of dosa is good to know too. Love the variations in dosa!

  11. this is always n instant fix.. looks good kalyani.. nice varieties u have :)..Hope ur friend is doing much better!

    Ongoing Event : I'm The Star

  12. Looks soft and spongy, must be very delicious. Very nice!!!

  13. Good one. I add rice flour instead of rava. Next time will remember to try your version.

  14. Nice version to try. i always add rice flour and rava together.

  15. Looks so soft and inviting. The podi combination is always preferred over anything else.

  16. unique combo kal...and temptation to make all the dosas s overwhelming

  17. Nice combo.I love dosas..Must try this one.


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