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Fenugreek Seeds Rice Dosa

30 Sep

Menthi Attu.

Fenugreek seeds are soaked in water and sprouted. They are then ground into paste and added to the rice mixture. The batter is spread on a flat pan into somewhat thick dosa. Once cooked, serve fenugreek seeds rice dosa immediately.
Makes: around 10 Fenugreek Seeds Rice Dosa.


Rice 1 1/2 Cups
Fenugreek Seeds 1/4 Cup
Yogurt 1 Cup
Green Chiles 2 – 3
Salt to Taste

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
Soak fenugreek seeds in water for around 3 – 4 hours.
Sprout the fenugreek seeds and grind them into paste.

Soak rice in yogurt and water overnight.
Grind rice into smooth paste using a grinder.
Then add fenugreek seeds, green chiles and salt and grind again.
Use water to adjust the consistency of the dosa batter.
The batter should be little thick but runny.

Heat a flat pan on medium high heat, apply few drops of oil with back of a spoon if necessary.
When pan gets hot, pour a ladle full of fenugreek seeds rice dosa batter on pan in circular motion.
Fry on low – medium flame till bottom side starts to turn light golden brown.
Pour few drops of oil around the dosa and turn dosa on other side.
Reduce the heat a bit and cook on this side for around a minute before removing from heat.
Repeat the same with remaining fenugreek seeds rice dosa batter.
Serve fenugreek seeds rice dosa immediately.
Notes: Make sure dosa is cooked well before removing from heat.

Suggestions: Don’t roast the dosa else it turns bitter. If dosa is too soft, add rice flour to adjust. If dosa is too thick, add water to adjust the consistency of the batter. Make sure pan is very hot before pouring the dosa batter.
Variations: Check other variations of dosa recipes here.
Other Names: Fenugreek Seeds Rice Dosa, Menthi Atttu.