Mung Beans are the great source for vital nutrients such as calcium, iron and potassium.
It's the PERFECT FOOD for weight loss, because of its low fat content, high fiber and protein.The complex carbohydrates, help with regulating blood sugar levels. It prevents rapid rises in blood sugar levels after eating a meal.Mung beans are considered to have many anti-cancer properties. Fenugreek seeds helps to relieve discomfort due to arthritis. Also helps to avoid constipation.
- 1 cup Mung beans/green gram
- ¼ cup quinoa ( or 2 tablespoon brown rice)
- 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
- (wash and soak the above ingredients in 1½ of water , 5 to 6 hrs or overnight)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ to 1 inch ginger
- 2 green or red chillies
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 2 to 3 tablespoon oil for making dosa
SERVES 3 TO 4.
Put soaked mung beans, fenugreek seeds, and quinoa along with the water and all other ingredients ( salt, chillies, cumin seeds, and ginger into the mixer jar and grind it to the fine paste. Now transfer the batter to the container.Now dosa batter is ready to use.You don't have to ferment the batter.
TO MAKE THE DOSA:
Heat the skillet on the medium high heat.Once it hot enough reduce the heat to medium ,spray some oil on the skillet, pour a ladle of batter and circle it from the center to make dosa.Put oil on the top, sprinkle with flax seed chutney powder, ( it is optional ), cover the lid for few seconds.
Then take out the lid and remove the dosa from the skillet.Repeat the procedure to make more dosas.
Eat with chutney,sambar or with chutney powder.
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