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 Gram Flour Dosa / Besan Dosa / Puda / Besan Ka Chilla /Chick Pea Flour Pan Cake is a tasty breakfast dish or a Brunch. These dosas can be prepared instantly. These are quick to prepare and can be made with different variations.It can also be eaten as light Lunch or Dinner.

Makes 6 Dosas / Pudas

Ingredients :

  1 cup Besan (gram flour)
  1/4 cup Rice Flour (optional)
  3/4 cup Water
  1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)
  1/4 tsp Ajwain (Carom Seeds/ Vamu)
  2 Green Chillies paste
  1 cup chopped Spinach (Palak)
  1 tbsp chopped Coriander (cilantro)
  1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  Oil as required
  Salt to taste

  Method :

  • First Wash and finely chop the spinach leaves.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together: Besan, rice flour, turmeric powder,cumin seeds,carom seeds ,green chilli paste and salt.
  • Add the water slowly to make a smooth batter, the consistency should be of Dosa batter .
  • Add the chopped coriander, and chopped Spinach. Mix well.
  • Take a non-stick pan and place on medium-high heat. Test by sprinkling a few drops of water on it. Water should sizzle right away.
  • Apply little oil on the pan with half cut onion so that dosa doesn't stick to the pan.
  • Pour a ladleful of the batter and quickly spread into a circle with a back of spoon.Starting from the center, spiral the batter outward evenly to form a circle about 7 inch in diameter.
  • Spread one teaspoon  of oil around the dosa and leave it for some time to cook about 30 seconds then flip the dosa using a flat spatula.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and Press the dosa lightly all around with the spatula to make the dosa cook evenly.
  • Flip the dosa on both sides, until slightly crisp and brown on both sides.
  • The dosa should be golden brown on both sides . 
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining dosas.
  • Serve it with Pickels ,Yogurt ,Ketchup ,Green Chutney or any favorite chutney.
  1. Spread the batter quickly, or it will begin to dry and will be difficult to spread.
  2. If you make the dosas without vegetables, do not use rice flour. This will cause the dosas to be very dry.
  3. Instead od Chilli Paste you can also use chopped chillies.
Variations :
  • Spinach can be replaced with grated Zucchini or grated carrot or finely shredded cabbage.
  •  Coriander leaves can be replaced with  ground coriander powder (Dhaniya Powder).
  • You can also serve Kids this Dosa with shredded Cheddar Cheese.After preparing Dosa fold the dosa with shredded Cheddar Cheese.


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