Methi Dosa Varieties
Methi seeds are are known as Mentya in Kannada, Methi in Hindi and Vendyam - Tamil and Menthulu in Telugu.
Lets See the benefits of using Fenugrik Seeds (Mentya) in our daily diet.
Methi Seeds are very popular spices for culinary and medicinal properties. They have been in use to cure digestive problems and improve breast milk secretion in the nursing mothers. Fenugrik Seeds are rich in minerals, vitamins and nutrients. The seeds are a very good source of soluble dietary fiber. They help to control blood sugar level and lower the level of cholesterol. Fenugreek seeds are one of the ingredients that recommended in the diabetic diet. Methi Seeds are excellent sources of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium. iron, zink, manganese and magnesium. They are also rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin B-6.
Lets see the recipe now. I have used Raw rice, methi seeds, Thick Awalakki (Beaten Rice) and very little quantity of urad dal.
These dosas are soft, pluffy, yummy and healthy and you can grow on prepare dosas with your Ideas. I am saying this because I have tried Plain Set Dosa, Veggie dosa, Cheese dosa and Guli Appa. ( Paddu or Gundu pongulu).
Here is a recipe of Methi Set Dosa -Plain - Capsicum - Onion - Chutney Powder &Cheese. Prepare your favourite Dosa and The whole family can enjoy having These dosas for breakfast or as evening snack. Good for Dinner also.
Ingredients :Raw Rice : 4 Cups
Methi Seeds : 1/3 of the same cup
Awalakki or Beaten Rice : 1 cup (Thick variety).
Salt : Required
Water : Required
Oil : 1/2 cup
Method :1. Wash and soak Rice and Fenugrik Seeds in water for 4 to 5 hours.
2. Wash and soak Awalakki in warm water for 4 to 5 hours.
3. Now grind all the ingredients together with sufficient water. (Do not use more water).
4. Remove the dosa dough, add salt mix it well and keep it aside for fermentation. ( over night or until it raises up).
6. Put a spoon of Methi dosa dough on the tava and cover for a minute.
9. Serve Methi Set Dosas with Coconut Chutney or any Kootu and Jaggery.
10 Jaggery is a good combination for Methi Set dosas and put a spoon of fresh home made ghee while serving.
|Methi Set Dosa with Seeme Badane Kootu and Jaggery.|
Note : Do not add too much or too less water to grind. If the dough is thick add water just before you prepare dosas. It should be a normal dosa dough consistency of it can be like idly dough too. (Not thicker than idly dough). I used my mixer to grind the ingredients. Divide the ingredients in to two portions and then grind. You can grind it nicely and dough turns smooth.Using more or less oil is optional. You must eat these dosas when they are hot. It taste fantastic. You can keep the remaining dough in the fridge.Remember the dough has to ferment well to get the right kind of dosa or it may turn saggy.
Capsicum DosaIngredients :
Ground and ferment dough : 2 Cups
Capsicum : 1
Coriander Leaves : 3 Table spoons
Curry Leaves : 10 to 12
Onions : 2
Coconut : 1 Table Spoon
Method : Please follow the pictures :
|Cut Onions, Capsicum , Coriander leaves and Curry leaves.|
|Cut Capsicum on the Dosa|
|Cut Onions and other ingredients|
|Methi Veggie Dosa is Ready to Serve|
Methi Dosa with Chutney Powder :1. Sprinkle Any Chutney Powder ( Ground Nut or Urid -Channa Chutney powder any one of them ) after dosa is completely done and then press it with a spoon or the dosa remover. Turn and cook for 2 seconds to get the good taste. Do not add any oil.
|Sprinkle Chutney Powder on the Dosa.|
|Urid - Channa Chutney Powder.|
|Methi - Chutney pudi Dosa is ready.|
|Ready to Serve Chutney Pudi Methi Dosa|
Methi Cheese DosaIngredients
Above said ingredients + Cheese
Follow the pictures:
|Cheese and cut Capsicum and Onions and grated coconut.|
|Spread Capsicum and onion mixture on the top|
|Grate Cheese on the top.|
|Cover with lid and Cook. It helps to melt cheese easily.|
Note : You can use your choice of vegetables for the toppings of Dosa. Edible leaves also taste good and Carrots can be added along with capsicum. It taste differ and adds little sweetness to the dosa. Adding more ghee or butter taste best.