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 Sama Ke Chawal  or Samvat rice is also known in english as Barnyard Millets, Kuthiravali in Tamil, Udalu in Telugu, Shyama in Bengali,  bhagar in hindi ,Khira in Oriya, Swank in Punjabi, Kavadapullu in Malayalam, Oodalu in Kannada plus other names for Samwat chawals are samo, saanwa , samak, saunfiya, samkiye, vari chawal, varai.

 As  sama rice is allowed in fasting this dosa is made from sama chawal and sabudana (sago/javarisi) .It is  vegan, gluten-free and healthy dosa fasting recipe. Its very easy to make and tasty to eat.


     1 Cup - Sama/Barnyard Millets/Kuthiravali
    1/4 Cup - Sabudana/Sago
    1/2 cup sour buttermilk or curd
    1 tsp Cumin seeds
    As Required - Oil
    To Taste - Sendha Namak/Rock Salt


1)  Wash and soak Sama rice/barnyard millets and sabudana/sago separately for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.Soak sago in large bowl as they will expand after soaking.

 2) Drain all the water and grind both sama  and sabudana together and make a smooth paste  by adding required quantity of water in it.

3) Take the batter in a large mixing bowl  and add sendha namak ,curd and cumin seeds. Mix well.

4) Keep it aside for atleat 30 minutes ,if possible keep it aside for 2 hours for fermentation.

5) )Heat a non stick tawa or pan . Smear the tawa with little bit of oil.

6) Pour a ladle full of dosa batter and spread into a thin circle.

7) Drizzle oil along the edges of dosa and let it cook on medium flame for 1-2 mins until dosa is golden brown

8)  Flip the dosa to the other side and roast for 30 secs.

9) Remove the dosa from the pan or tawa and repeat with the remaining batter.

10) Serve with  vrat wale Aloo  or  Peanut Chutney or Coconut Curd Chutney or Peanut Curd Chutney


1. If you are not preparing the dosa for the vrat, you can use regular salt instead of rock salt.
2. If you are not preparing the dosa for vrat you can add cooking soda  1/4 tsp of soda in batter.
3. You can also add onions and garlic if it is not prepared during festive seasons.


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